Synonyms of premise


1. premise, premiss, assumption, postulate, posit

usage: a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"


1. premise, set forth, expound, exposit

usage: set forth beforehand, often as an explanation; "He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand"

2. precede, preface, premise, introduce, state, say, tell

usage: furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"

3. premise, premiss, presuppose, suppose

usage: take something as preexisting and given

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