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1. posit

verb. ['ˈpɑːzət'] put (something somewhere) firmly.

Synonyms

  • bury
  • situate
  • fix
  • place
  • sediment
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • deposit
  • position

Antonyms

  • disarranged
  • soft
  • up
  • uncover

Etymology

  • positus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Posit

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Example sentences of the word posit


1. Verb, past tense
To make mastering your expenses a bit easier, some financial gurus posit the 50/30/20 rule.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The duties of self-improvement posit self-care as important ethical behavior.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Scientists posit that competitive relationships may at least be partially responsible for the evolutionary process.

2. posit

verb. ['ˈpɑːzət'] put before.

Synonyms

  • state
  • suggest
  • advise
  • submit
  • put forward

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving
  • unsettled

Etymology

  • positus (Latin)

3. posit

noun. ['ˈpɑːzət'] (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning.

Synonyms

  • premiss
  • premise
  • Bayes' postulate
  • postulate
  • assumption

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • positus (Latin)

4. posit

verb. ['ˈpɑːzət'] take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom.

Synonyms

  • suppose
  • assert
  • insist
  • postulate

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize

Etymology

  • positus (Latin)
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