from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of the nature of, including, or involving supposition.
  • n. Grammar A conjunction, such as if or providing, that introduces a supposition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A word denoting or implying supposition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Including or implying supposition, or hypothesis; supposed.
  • n. A word denoting or implying supposition, as the words if, granting, provided, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Supposed; including or implying supposition.
  • n. A conditional or continuative conjunction, as if, granted, provided.


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