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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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In this sense, economic freedom epitomises what I choose to call the FOUR POSTULATES of capitalism, and its enjoyment is subject to the two fundamental economic forces of (1.) supply and demand or the price mechanism, and (2.) marginal utility or productivity.
As per Goodlad's (1994) Postulate 5, he argued that teacher education programs must have a
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.
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.
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?
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.
Third, there is absolutely nothing about this "postulate" that need necessarily be granted by a secular humanist historian.
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.29 of the Elements, the notorious Parallel Postulate: "A straight line falling on parallel straight lines makes alternate angles equal ...
He treats sympathetically Kant's effort to present God's existence as a necessary postulate of practical reason.