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Synonyms for postulation

something taken to be true without proof

Synonyms for postulation

(logic) a declaration of something self-evident


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a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

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The results will show whether the "too big to fail" postulation is valid even during a crisis period.
However, Aidan O'Brien has interrupted Weld's dominance three times in the past eight years, most recently a year ago, when Jamaica prevailed over Postulation, and in Unicorn and Johannes Vermeer the Ballydoyle trainer supplies two of True Solitaire's eight rivals this evening.
OUTSTANDING and Postulation will carry Irish hopes in Grade 1 action in Belmont Park, New York, tomorrow night.
His whole previous postulation states the opposite, but then editors sometimes edit.
This indicated that the author concluded basic facts depending on secondary postulation.
What's interesting is the postulation that LG's smart watch will function more like Google Glasses, an implementation we are incredibly curious about.
This sort of postulation is what climate scientists call "attribution"--how a specific weather event can be attributed to a particular cause in a global climate system that is very capable of producing extreme events from time to time on its own.
The book describes various concepts of bonding by first presenting the experimental results which led to their postulation, followed by molecular-orbital-based reasoning based on perturbation theory within a one-electron model.
Ermida finds the following Raskin and Attardo GTVH postulation too reductive to describe the humor potential of complex narratives: "The study of humorous texts reduces then to the location of all lines (jab and punch) along the text vector (sic) i.e.
La postulation de Morsi comme suppleant est bien calculee par la Confrerie.
Mathematics is essentially a structured hierarchy of proposition forged by logic on a postulation base.
He argues that the postulation of a Hawking-Penrose singularity suggested a beginning of the universe, but that this was mitigated by subsequent inflationary models that opened the possibility of out universe initially existing as one of a multiplicity of possible universes within a theoretical multiverse.
He was certain that the perfection of his admittedly impossible postulation couldn't be disagreed with.
(Borges explains that "classic" and "romantic" have no historical meaning here and refer only to two ways of writing.) Borges then defines three types of "postulation" and illustrates them with a variety of quotations: 1) "a general notification of the important facts" (95); 2) "conceiving a reality more complex than the one declared to the reader, and mentioning its derivations and effects" (95); and 3) "circumstantial invention" (97), which means setting up in the text an elliptical or oblique system of allusive details.