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Verb: posit  pó-zit
  1. Take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom
    "He posited three basic laws of nature";
    - postulate
  2. Put (something somewhere) firmly
    "She posited her hand on his shoulder";
    - situate, fix, deposit
  3. Put before
    "I posit to you that the accused is guilty";
    - submit, state, put forward
Noun: posit  pó-zit
  1. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    - postulate

Derived forms: posits, positing, posited

Type of: advise, lay, place, pose, position, presuppose, propose, proposition, put, set, suggest, suppose

Encyclopedia: Posit