1 to assume or put forward as fact or the factual basis for an argument; postulate
3 a fact, idea, etc., that is posited; assumption
(C17: from Latin ponere to place, position)
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advance, assert, assume, postulate, predicate, presume, propound, put forward, state, submit
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