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Overview of noun premise

The noun premise has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) premise, premiss, assumption

(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")


Overview of verb premise

The verb premise has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. premise

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

2. precede, preface, premise, introduce

(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

(take something as preexisting and given)

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