take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand
"I presuppose that you have done your work"
require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
"This step presupposes two prior ones"
To assume some truth without proof, usually for the purpose of reaching a conclusion based on that truth.
Etymology: From Latin prae- "before", and supponere "to suppose".
to suppose beforehand; to imply as antecedent; to take for granted; to assume; as, creation presupposes a creator
Etymology: [Pref. pre- + suppose: cf. F. prsupposer.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prē-sup-pōz′, v.t. to suppose before actual knowledge: to assume or take for granted.—n. Presupposi′tion.
The numerical value of presuppose in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of presuppose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Family offices need someone they trust, you need to go into each meeting without an agenda, without trying to presuppose what a client wants.
All histories do show, and wise politicians do hold it necessary that, for the well-governing of every Commonweal, it behoveth man to presuppose that all men are evil, and will declare themselves so to be when occasion is offered.
Who so taketh in hand to frame any state or government ought to presuppose that all men are evil, and at occasions will show themselves so to be.
At first glance, total transparency, fast communication, and the unrestricted use of media presuppose a fertile ground for manipulation, which may be one reason the world is becoming so cautious. But transparency doesn`t have that much to do directly and specifically with manipulation.
We presuppose two things that there is yet to be learned infinitely more than is now known, and that man can learn it.
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