postulate


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Synonyms for postulate

Synonyms for postulate

to take for granted without proof

something taken to be true without proof

Synonyms for postulate

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

maintain or assert

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take as a given

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As a correlate of the humanness postulate, it is never a compliment to refer to a human being in animal terms.
Clearly, grammatical number (singular/plural) is a linguistic postulate in English, and just as clearly, English speakers regularly view this number classification as "natural," a part of nature rather than a learned part of an arbitrary system.
Study after study, they said, has failed to find any association, leaving proponents of the fat hypothesis to postulate that perhaps the fat content of the diet needed to be very low, below 20 percent of total calories, or perhaps women had to start eating low-fat diets when they were children.
Therefore, the authors postulate that therapeutically blocking the activity of IKK-[beta] in humans would likely block the inflammatory response, preventing MODS.
Going a little further, you could postulate that these traces are left there to offer up a record of the hesitancy and contingency that subtend the clarity and precision of the drawings themselves.
The wish to produce art that is fully in the world seems from the outset a determining one, but even with this postulate, Serra never fails to emphasize that his outdoor sculptures, as site-specific as they might be, in no way share the hypotheses of what in architecture has been called "contextualism.
Although the mechanism remains unclear, researchers postulate that the T cells are diverted from their offensive against beta casein and redirected toward insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas.
As per Goodlad's (1994) Postulate 4, he argued that teacher education programs must have "a clearly identifiable group of academic and clinical faculty members for whom teacher education is the top priority" (pp.
The Sound of Music GRAND THEATRE, WOLVERHAMPTON A CAST of 40 hit the peaks of performance in this classical Rodgers and Hammers musical telling the unlikely story of love between a young postulate nun and a gallant naval captain in mountainous Austria of the 1930s.
Bradwardine says little if anything in general about signification apart from his second postulate, that signification is closed under consequence.
At the idea's core is a postulate called "purification.
The first postulate requires that the cause of AD precedes the cognitive decline and neurodegenerative pathology that characterize AD.
2) What is Hahn's opinion about the postulate related to continued existence included in the Robert K.
Euclid's 5th Postulate states that lines will always intersect at some point unless they are parallel.
International award-winning author Dan Wick presents The Devil's Tale, a witty novel that dares to postulate the question: what if Lucifer were in fact a benevolent devil (if such a thing can be said to exist) who wished to save an increasingly despoiled Earth from the rapacious consumption of cruel and ruthless humans?