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Noun: premiss  pre-mis
  1. A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    "on the premiss that he has been injured we can infer that he will not be able to play";
    - premise, assumption
Verb: premiss  pre-mis
  1. Take something as preexisting and given
    - premise

Derived forms: premissed, premisses, premissing

Type of: posit, postulate, presuppose, suppose

Encyclopedia: Premiss