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Another word for premise

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Noun
  1. Something taken to be true without proof

    See also:

    reason

Verb
  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. 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. 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):
    See also:

    belief

Another word for premise

Noun
      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:
      1. A self-evident or universally recognized truth; a maxim:
      2. An established rule, principle, or law.
      3. A self-evident principle or one that is accepted as true without proof as the basis for argument; a postulate.
      1. A plan suggested for acceptance; a proposal.
      2. A matter to be dealt with; a task:
      3. An offer of a private bargain, especially a request for sexual relations.
Verb
  1. To introduce

    See also:

    begin

  2. To assume

      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. 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: