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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (logic) an idea that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning v. - Take as a given; Put before; Put (something somewhere) firmly.

Usage examples (33)
  • It is not necessary to posit mysterious forces to explain coincidences.
  • Comic narrative, I'd posit is based on exaggerating behaviours and reactions to a point where the suspension of disbelief is tested.
  • Setzen, "to posit," is introduced in De Man's second Nietzsche essay ( "The
  • COCHRAN: I'd like to posit another thought, Larry. for more
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