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  Definition of premise
  1. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
  2. take something as preexisting and given
  3. furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"
  4. set forth beforehand, often as an explanation; "He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand"
Similar Words: premiss, assumption, precede, preface, introduce

 

Hyponyms: major premise, major premiss, minor premise, minor premiss, subsumption, thesis, condition, precondition, stipulation, scenario, preamble, prologize, prologuize, prologise

 

Derivational Morphology: assume, presume, take for granted, premiss, assumption, foreword, preface, prolusion

 

Anagrams: impress, pismire, premiss

 

 
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