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posit

  
  
advance, assert, assume, postulate, predicate, presume, propound, put forward, state, submit  
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posit

  
  ( posits    3rd person present)   ( positing    present participle)   ( posited    past tense & past participle  ) If you posit something, you suggest or assume it as the basis for an argument or calculation.  
FORMAL      verb   (=postulate)  
Several writers have posited the idea of a universal consciousness...      V n  
Callahan posits that chemical elements radiate electromagnetic signals.      V that  

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