Noun: premises pre-mi-suz
Noun: premise pre-mus
- Land and the buildings on it
"bread is baked on the premises"; "they were evicted from the premises"
Verb: premise pre-mus
- A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
"on the premise that he has been injured we can infer that he will not be able to play";
- premiss, assumption
- Set forth beforehand, often as an explanation
"He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand"
- Furnish with a preface or introduction
- precede, preface, introduce
- Take something as preexisting and given
Type of: exposit, expound, land site, posit, postulate, presuppose, say, set forth, site, state, suppose, tell
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