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posit

 
Noun posit has 1 sense
  1. postulate, posit - (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    --1 is a kind of proposition
    --1 has particulars: Bayes' postulate; premise, premiss, assumption
    Derived form: verb posit3
Verb posit has 3 senses
  1. situate, fix, posit, deposit - put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
    --1 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Derived form: noun position10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. submit, state, put forward, posit - put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
    --2 is one way to propose, suggest, advise
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  3. postulate, posit - take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature"
    --3 is one way to presuppose, suppose
    Derived forms: noun posit1, noun position16
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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