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Another word for postulate

  1. To take for granted without proof

      1. To count or compute:
      2. To consider as being; regard as:
      3. To think or conclude:
      1. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
      2. To believe, especially on uncertain or tentative grounds:
      3. To consider to be probable or likely:
      1. To believe or suppose in advance:
      2. To require or involve necessarily as an antecedent condition:
      1. To take for granted as being true in the absence of proof to the contrary:
      2. To constitute reasonable evidence for assuming; appear to prove:
      3. To venture without authority or permission; dare:
      1. A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn.
      2. One of the propositions in a deductive argument.
      3. Either the major or the minor proposition of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is drawn.
      1. To assume or put forward, as for consideration or the basis of argument:
      2. To place firmly in position.
      1. To take for granted; suppose:
      2. To take upon oneself (a duty or obligation):
      3. To undertake the duties of (an office):
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  1. Something taken to be true without proof

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Another word for postulate