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Synonyms for posit

Synonyms for posit

to take for granted without proof

Synonyms for posit

(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning

put (something somewhere) firmly

put before

take as a given

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Although "life" and the "sensory world" have emerged at the inversion of Platonic ideals as the conditions for positing such values, the West has yet to think beyond the metaphysical disclosure of Being:
She next considers the Soledades as pastoral literature, positing an influence of Counter Reformation devotional works like St.
Calculations reveal that the energy stored in the vacuum is 120 orders of magnitude larger than the dark energy that cosmologists are positing.
It is a time for positing possibilities even in utter ignorance of what will be possible tomorrow.
Answering this question was, for example, Alois Riegl's aim in his theory of a period- or culture-specific Kunstwollen, and it was what Wolfflin hoped to explain in positing the two roots--tradition and social context--of artistic style.
OPEN HOUSE'' is a quintessential women's picture, positing sisters doing it for themselves until the finale, where romance finally comes to our likably beleaguered protagonist.