Meaning of posit

pos•it

Pronunciation: (poz'it), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to place, put, or set.
  2. to lay down or assume as a fact or principle; postulate.
—n.
  1. something that is posited; an assumption; postulate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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