Synonyms for (noun) postulate

Synonyms: posit, postulate

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

Similar words: proposition

Definition: (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false

Synonyms for (verb) postulate

Synonyms: posit, postulate

Definition: take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom

Usage: He posited three basic laws of nature

Similar words: suppose, presuppose

Definition: take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand

Usage: I presuppose that you have done your work


Synonyms: postulate, contend

Definition: maintain or assert

Usage: He contended that Communism had no future

Similar words: claim

Definition: assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing

Usage: He claimed that he killed the burglar