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1. postulate

verb. ['ˈpɑːstʃəˌleɪt, ˈpɑːstʃələt'] maintain or assert.

Synonyms

  • claim

Antonyms

  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

  • postulātum (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word postulate


1. Noun, singular or mass
The SSS postulate is when you measure all three sides to each triangle.

2. Verb, base form
These findings have led some experts to postulate that vocal exercises can be protective against snoring and sleep apnea.

2. postulate

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • imprecise
  • figurative
  • inexact
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • postulātum (Latin)

3. postulate

verb. ['ˈpɑːstʃəˌleɪt, ˈpɑːstʃələt'] take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom.

Synonyms

  • suppose
  • assert
  • insist
  • posit

Antonyms

  • incorrect
  • wrong
  • supply
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • postulātum (Latin)

4. postulate

verb. ['ˈpɑːstʃəˌleɪt, ˈpɑːstʃələt'] require as useful, just, or proper.

Synonyms

  • necessitate
  • exact
  • demand
  • draw
  • ask
  • require
  • cost
  • need
  • cry for
  • cry out for
  • involve
  • claim
  • take
  • compel
  • govern

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • glycerolize
  • invest

Etymology

  • postulātum (Latin)
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