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posit

posit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word posit

Definition
(noun) (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
Synonyms : postulate

Definition
(verb) put (something somewhere) firmly
Synonyms : deposit , fix , situate
Example Sentence
  • She posited her hand on his shoulder
  • deposit the suitcase on the bench
  • fix your eyes on this spot

Definition
(verb) put before
Synonyms : put forward , state , submit
Example Sentence
  • I submit to you that the accused is guilty

Definition
(verb) take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom
Synonyms : postulate
Example Sentence
  • He posited three basic laws of nature

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for posit

Posit is short of positive, so we assume (posit) that something is true without being completely positive
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by viciousvegetable

posit: (pro)pose it. i.e propose or put forward
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by asthachaturvedi

posit means put forward as fact or as a basis for argument...POSE+IT....why do we pose things or ourselves...to present ourselves......
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by nileshdive

posit = positively sit; The conclusion can sit positively.
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by shaktipada

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