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A matter to be dealt with; a task:
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  1. A matter to be dealt with; a task:
  2. A subject for discussion or analysis.
  3. (Logic) An informative statement whose truth or falsity can be evaluated by means of logic
An established rule, principle, or law.
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  1. An established rule, principle, or law.
  2. A statement universally accepted as true; maxim
  3. (Philosophy) A seemingly self-evident or necessary truth which is based on assumption; a principle or proposition which cannot actually be proved or disproved.
Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition:
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  1. Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition:
  2. The act of taking to or upon oneself:
  3. The act of taking for granted:
To serve as an introduction to.
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  1. To serve as an introduction to.
  2. To furnish or introduce with a preface
  3. To be or serve as a preface to; begin
To enter upon or have a beginning; start.
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  1. To enter upon or have a beginning; start.
  2. To begin; start.
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
  2. To found; establish:
  3. To set into motion, operation, or activity:
To make known publicly one's candidacy or one's political endorsement of another
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  1. To make known publicly one's candidacy or one's political endorsement of another
  2. To declare one's candidacy:
  3. To declare publicly; give notice of formally; proclaim
To suppose or assume beforehand; take for granted
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  1. To suppose or assume beforehand; take for granted
  2. To require or involve necessarily as an antecedent condition:
  3. To believe or suppose in advance:
To consider as a suggestion:
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  1. To consider as a suggestion:
  2. To consider to be probable or likely:
  3. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
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  1. To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
  2. (Archaic) To claim; demand; require
  3. To assume without proof to be true, real, or necessary, esp. as a basis for argument
Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition:
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  1. Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition:
  2. The act of taking to or upon oneself:
  3. The act of taking for granted:
(Mathematics) An axiom.
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  1. (Mathematics) An axiom.
  2. Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument:
  3. A fundamental element; a basic principle.
(Logic) Something self-evident that can be assumed as the basis of an argument
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  1. (Logic) Something self-evident that can be assumed as the basis of an argument
Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
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  1. Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
  2. The act of supposing.
A belief or principle that guides action or assists comprehension or judgment:
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  1. A belief or principle that guides action or assists comprehension or judgment:
  2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
  3. Abstract reasoning; speculation:
A proposition that is maintained by argument.
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  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. In Hegelian philosophy, the initial, least adequate phase of development in dialectic
To pretend to have; feign:
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  1. To pretend to have; feign:
  2. To put oneself into
  3. To take upon oneself (a duty or obligation):
To assume or put forward, as for consideration or the basis of argument:
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  1. To assume or put forward, as for consideration or the basis of argument:
  2. To suggest or hypothesize
  3. To set down or assume as fact; postulate
To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
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  1. To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
  2. (Archaic) To claim; demand; require
  3. To assume without proof to be true, real, or necessary, esp. as a basis for argument
To take for granted that something is true or factual; make a supposition.
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  1. To take for granted that something is true or factual; make a supposition.
  2. To venture without authority or permission; dare:
  3. To take upon oneself without permission or authority; dare (to say or do something); venture
To suppose or assume beforehand; take for granted
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  1. To suppose or assume beforehand; take for granted
  2. To require or involve necessarily as an antecedent condition:
  3. To believe or suppose in advance:
To imagine; conjecture.
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  1. To imagine; conjecture.
  2. To consider to be probable or likely:
  3. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
To judge; consider; estimate
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  1. To judge; consider; estimate
  2. To consider as being; regard as:
  3. (Chiefly South & South Midland) To think or believe:
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