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  Definition of posit
  1. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
  2. take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature"
  3. put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
  4. put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
Similar Words: postulate, submit, state, put forward, situate, fix, deposit

 

Hyponyms: Bayes' postulate, premise, premiss, assumption, insist, assert, bury, sediment

 

Derivational Morphology: postulate, position, postulation, predication, postulator, affirmation, assertion, statement, argument, submission, deposit, deposition, placement, location, locating, positioning, emplacement

 

 
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