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Another word for postulation

  1. Something taken to be true without proof

      1. A proposition that is maintained by argument.
      2. A dissertation advancing an original point of view as a result of research, especially as a requirement for an academic degree.
      3. A hypothetical proposition, especially one put forth without proof.
      1. A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.
      2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
      3. A set of theorems that constitute a systematic view of a branch of mathematics.
      1. The act of supposing.
      2. Something supposed; an assumption.
      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 assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
      2. To propose as a hypothesis or explanation:
      3. To assume as a premise or axiom; take for granted.
      1. The act of taking to or upon oneself:
      2. The act of taking possession or asserting a claim:
      3. The act of taking for granted:
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