1 to take for granted; assume
2 to require or imply as a necessary prior condition
3 (Philosophy, logic, linguistics) to require (a condition) to be satisfied as a precondition for a statement to be either true or false or for a speech act to be felicitous. Have you stopped beating your wife? presupposes that the person addressed has a wife and has beaten her
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accept, assume, consider, imply, posit, postulate, presume, suppose, take as read, take for granted, take it
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