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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


Related Words

take as a given

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The naval hero softens, however, under the influence of the singing postulate, Maria, who is sent to act as the youngsters' governess while experiencing life outside the convent.
Through documentary style journalism, Postulate One will reveal the power and influence of these entrepreneurs.
The second postulate stipulates that interventions aimed at the proposed causal event should prevent or reverse the cognitive and neurodegenerative pathology associated with AD prior to disease onset.
Appealing to the commonsense of the lawyers and others present, he stated that traditional marriage "is not [just] a postulate of the Church .
The researchers postulate that variations in the TNF gene might intensify the body's inflammatory response to oxidative stress caused by cigarette smoke.
Hence we quite reasonably assume or postulate such a reality.
The authors postulate that there were gains in muscle learning and coordination in the detrained subjects that endured over the three-year hiatus, and call for further studies to determine both why this appears to occur more readily in the older population, and what the ideal frequency and level of maintenance training might be for those who continue to exercise in their sixth decade and beyond.
In the Commentary on the Difficulties of Certain Postulates of Euclid's Work, Khayyam takes issue with Postulate I.
The postulate systems are divided into protopostulates (general guiding assumptions about science), metapostulates (supportive assumptions for a particular science), and postulates (subject matter assumptions).
He treats sympathetically Kant's effort to present God's existence as a necessary postulate of practical reason.
For example, the recovery postulate (K-5) in contractions, and the success postulate (K*2) in revisions.
Contrary to the suggestion that ADD symptoms may lead to low academic achievement is the postulate that processing deficits or learning disabilities and academic failure could lead to a lack of concentration and attention (Riccio & Jernison, 1998).
was that we could design a relatively desirable scenario even if we did not postulate a new economic boom.
Although the reason why quantum interference stops at two isn't clear, Born's postulate has been widely accepted by physicists.
Economics Professors Michel Aglietta and Antoine Reberioux postulate that a basic tenet of capitalism--that companies should be managed solely for their shareholders--is fundamentally flawed in the modern-day environment filled with liquid markets, greedy investors, and recurring financial instability.