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Detailed Synonyms for postulation in English

postulation:

postulation [the ~] noun

  1. the postulation
    – a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority 1
    the request; the petition; the postulation
    – a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority 1
  2. the postulation
    – (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument 1
    the postulation; the predication
    – (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument 1

Alternate Synonyms for "postulation":


Related Definitions for "postulation":

  1. a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority1
  2. (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument1

postulation form of postulate:

to postulate verb (postulates, postulated, postulating)

  1. to postulate
    to postulate; to put forward; to raise; to introduce
    • postulate verb (postulates, postulated, postulating)
    • put forward verb (puts forward, put forward, putting forward)
    • raise verb (raises, raised, raising)
    • introduce verb (introduces, introduced, introducing)
  2. to postulate
    to postulate; to presume; to surmise; to presuppose; to suppose
    • postulate verb (postulates, postulated, postulating)
    • presume verb (presumes, presumed, presuming)
    • surmise verb (surmises, surmised, surmising)
    • presuppose verb (presupposes, presupposed, presupposing)
    • suppose verb (supposes, supposed, supposing)
  3. to postulate
    – take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom 1
    to postulate; posit
    – take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom 1
    • postulate verb (postulates, postulated, postulating)
    • posit verb
      • He posited three basic laws of nature1
  4. to postulate
    – maintain or assert 1
    to contend; to postulate
    – maintain or assert 1
    • contend verb (contends, contended, contending)
      • He contended that Communism had no future1
    • postulate verb (postulates, postulated, postulating)
  5. to postulate
    – require as useful, just, or proper 1
    to involve; to require; to demand; to need; to take; to ask; to postulate; to call for; to necessitate
    – require as useful, just, or proper 1
    • involve verb (involves, involved, involving)
    • require verb (requires, required, requiring)
      • success usually requires hard work1
    • demand verb (demands, demanded, demanding)
      • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice1
    • need verb (needs, needed, needing)
    • take verb (takes, took, taking)
      • It takes nerve to do what she did1
    • ask verb (asks, asked, asking)
      • This job asks a lot of patience and skill1
    • postulate verb (postulates, postulated, postulating)
      • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent1
    • call for verb (calls for, called for, calling for)
    • necessitate verb (necessitates, necessitated, necessitating)

Conjugations for postulate:

present
  1. postulate
  2. postulate
  3. postulates
  4. postulate
  5. postulate
  6. postulate
simple past
  1. postulated
  2. postulated
  3. postulated
  4. postulated
  5. postulated
  6. postulated
present perfect
  1. have postulated
  2. have postulated
  3. has postulated
  4. have postulated
  5. have postulated
  6. have postulated
past continuous
  1. was postulating
  2. were postulating
  3. was postulating
  4. were postulating
  5. were postulating
  6. were postulating
future
  1. shall postulate
  2. will postulate
  3. will postulate
  4. shall postulate
  5. will postulate
  6. will postulate
continuous present
  1. am postulating
  2. are postulating
  3. is postulating
  4. are postulating
  5. are postulating
  6. are postulating
subjunctive
  1. be postulated
  2. be postulated
  3. be postulated
  4. be postulated
  5. be postulated
  6. be postulated
diverse
  1. postulate!
  2. let's postulate!
  3. postulated
  4. postulating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

postulate [the ~] noun

  1. the postulate
    the premise; the thesis; the postulate
  2. the postulate
    the presupposition; the premise; the postulate; the posing
  3. the postulate
    – (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning 1
    the postulate; the posit
    – (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning 1

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Alternate Synonyms for "postulate":


Antonyms for "postulate":


Related Definitions for "postulate":

  1. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning1
  2. take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom1
  3. maintain or assert1
  4. require as useful, just, or proper1
    • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent1



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