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Related / Similar Words: posit, contend, necessitate, ask, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand

 

Definition:
  • (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning;
  • take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature";
  • maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future";
  • require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert";;

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    Hyponyms: Bayes' postulate, premise, premiss, assumption, insist, assert, claim, take, exact, govern, draw, cost, cry out for, cry for, imply, involve

     

    Grouped Verbs: claim, take, exact

     

    Derivational Morphology: posit, position, postulation, predication, postulator, contention, requirement, demand, need, want, necessity, essential, requisite, necessary

     

    Anagrams: apetalous

     

     
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