Definitions for positˈpɒz ɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word posit
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to lay down or assume as a fact or principle; postulate.
to place, put, or set.
(n.)something posited; assumption; postulate.
Origin of posit:
1640–50; < L positus, ptp. of pōnere to place, put
(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
situate, fix, posit, deposit(verb)
put (something somewhere) firmly
"She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
submit, state, put forward, posit(verb)
"I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom
"He posited three basic laws of nature"
Something that is posited; a postulate.
Assume the existence of; to postulate.
Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.
Put (something somewhere) firmly.
Origin: From positus, perfect participle of pono.
to dispose or set firmly or fixedly; to place or dispose in relation to other objects
to assume as real or conceded; as, to posit a principle
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