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Synonym of Postulate

Postulate Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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postulate
Synonyms and related words:
a priori principle, a priori truth, absolute fact, accepted fact, actual fact, admitted fact, advance, affirm, affirmation, apriorism, assert, assertion, assume, assumed position, assumption, avant-propos, aver, axiom, bald fact, bare fact, basis, breakthrough, bring before, bring forward, bring up, broach, brocard, brutal fact, call, categorical proposition, center, challenge, circumstance, claim, cold fact, commend to attention, conceded fact, conjecture, core, data, datum, demonstrable fact, dictate, dictum, elixir, empirical fact, essence, essential, established fact, exact, exordium, fact, fact of experience, first principles, flower, focus, foreword, formula, foundation, front matter, frontispiece, fundamental, gist, given fact, golden rule, gravamen, ground, guesswork, hard fact, heart, hypostasis, hypothesis, hypothesis ad hoc, indisputable fact, inescapable fact, inference, inner essence, innovation, introduce, introduction, kernel, launch, law, lay before, lay down, leap, lemma, major premise, make a motion, marrow, matter of fact, meat, minor premise, moot, move, naked fact, not guesswork, not opinion, nub, nucleus, nuts and bolts, offer a resolution, open up, overture, philosopheme, philosophical proposition, pith, plain, pose, posit, position, positive fact, postulation, postulatum, preamble, predicate, preface, prefer, prefix, prefixture, preliminary, prelude, premise, presume, presumption, presupposal, presupposition, principium, principle, proem, prolegomena, prolegomenon, prolepsis, prologue, propose, proposition, propositional function, propound, protasis, provable fact, put forth, put forward, put it to, quid, quiddity, quintessence, recommend, require, requisition, rule, salient fact, sap, self-evident fact, self-evident truth, set before, set forth, set of postulates, settled principle, significant fact, simple fact, sober fact, solicit, soul, spirit, start, statement, stubborn fact, stuff, submit, substance, suggest, sumption, supposal, supposing, supposition, surmise, the case, the nitty-gritty, theorem, thesis, truism, truth, truth table, truth-function, truth-value, undeniable fact, universal truth, verse, voluntary, well-known fact, working hypothesis
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
postulate

Noun
1. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
(synonym) posit
(hypernym) proposition
(hyponym) Bayes' postulate
(derivation) posit
(classification) logic

Verb
1. maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
(synonym) contend
(hypernym) claim
2. take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature"
(synonym) posit
(hypernym) presuppose, suppose
(hyponym) insist, assert
(derivation) posit
3. 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"; "This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent"
(synonym) necessitate, ask, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
(hyponym) claim, take, exact
(verb-group) claim, take, exact

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