This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for presupposition

  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. In Hegelian philosophy, the initial, least adequate phase of development in dialectic
      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:
      1. Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
      2. The act of supposing
      1. (Logic) One of the propositions in a deductive argument.
      2. A previous statement or assertion that serves as the basis for an argument
      3. A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn.
      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.
      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:
    See also: