Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun posit

1 sense of posit

Sense 1
postulate, posit -- ((logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning)
       => proposition -- ((logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb posit

3 senses of posit

Sense 1
situate, fix, posit, deposit -- (put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 2
submit, state, put forward, posit -- (put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty")
       => propose, suggest, advise -- (make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax")

Sense 3
postulate, posit -- (take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature")
       => presuppose, suppose -- (take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand; "I presuppose that you have done your work")

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