Detailed Translations for postulate from English to Dutch


to postulate verb (postulates, postulated, postulating)

  1. to postulate (put forward; raise; introduce)
    stellen; poneren; naar voren brengen; opperen
    • stellen verb (stel, stelt, stelde, stelden, gesteld)
    • poneren verb (poneer, poneert, poneerde, poneerden, geponeerd)
    • naar voren brengen verb (breng naar voren, brengt naar voren, bracht naar voren, brachten naar voren, naar voren gebracht)
    • opperen verb (opper, oppert, opperde, opperden, geopperd)
  2. to postulate (presume; surmise; presuppose; suppose)
    vooronderstellen; postuleren
    • vooronderstellen verb (vooronderstel, vooronderstelt, vooronderstelde, vooronderstelden, voorondersteld)
    • postuleren verb (postuleer, postuleert, postuleerde, postuleerden, gepostuleerd)

Conjugations for postulate:

  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
  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
  1. be postulated
  2. be postulated
  3. be postulated
  4. be postulated
  5. be postulated
  6. be postulated
  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 (thesis; premise)
    de thesis; de stelling; de aanname; de these
  2. the postulate (presupposition; premise; posing)
    de vooronderstelling; het postulaat

Translation Matrix for postulate:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aanname postulate; premise; thesis
poneren advancing; postulating
postulaat posing; postulate; premise; presupposition
stellen advancing; postulating
stelling postulate; premise; thesis assertion; definition of a problem; hypotheses; hypothesis; rack; shelves; statement
these postulate; premise; thesis
thesis postulate; premise; thesis
vooronderstellen presumption; presupposition
vooronderstelling posing; postulate; premise; presupposition premise; premiss; presupposition
- posit
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
naar voren brengen introduce; postulate; put forward; raise bring forward; bring forwards; bring in; bring something up; initiate; introduce; nominate; present; prompt; propose; raise; suggest; ventilate
opperen introduce; postulate; put forward; raise bring forward; bring in; bring up; broach; broach a subject; cut; cut into; initiate; intimate; introduce; nominate; present; prompt; propose; put forward; put on the table; raise; reap; sting; suggest; throw up; toss in the air; toss up
poneren introduce; postulate; put forward; raise bring forward; bring in; initiate; intimate; introduce; nominate; present; propose; raise; suggest
postuleren postulate; presume; presuppose; suppose; surmise
stellen introduce; postulate; put forward; raise do as if; feign; pretend; sham
vooronderstellen postulate; presume; presuppose; suppose; surmise
- ask; call for; contend; demand; involve; necessitate; need; posit; require; take

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Synonyms for "postulate":

Antonyms for "postulate":

  • obviate

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

Wiktionary Translations for postulate:

  1. logic: an axiom