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Found 3 items, similar to postulate. English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: postulate dalil English → English (WordNet) Definition: postulate postulate n : (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning [syn: posit] v 1: maintain or assert; “He contended that Communism had no future” [syn: contend] 2: take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; “He posited three basic laws of nature” [syn: posit] 3: require as useful, just, or proper; “It takes nerve to do what she did”; “success usually requires hard work”; “This job asks a lot of patience and skill”; “This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice”; “This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert”; “This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent” [syn: necessitate, ask, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand] [ant: obviate] English → English (gcide) Definition: Postulate Postulate \Pos"tu*late\, n. [L. postulatum a demand, request, prop. p. p. of postulare to demand, prob. a dim. of poscere to demand, prob. for porcscere; akin to G. forschen to search, investigate, Skr. prach to ask, and L. precari to pray: cf. F. postulat. See Pray.] 1. Something demanded or asserted; especially, a position or supposition assumed without proof, or one which is considered as self-evident; a truth to which assent may be demanded or challenged, without argument or evidence. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) The enunciation of a self-evident problem, in distinction from an axiom, which is the enunciation of a self-evident theorem. [1913 Webster] The distinction between a postulate and an axiom lies in this, -- that the latter is admitted to be self-evident, while the former may be agreed upon between two reasoners, and admitted by both, but not as proposition which it would be impossible to deny. --Eng. Cyc. [1913 Webster] Postulate \Pos"tu*late\, a. Postulated. [Obs.] --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] Postulate \Pos"tu*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Postulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Postulating.] 1. To beg, or assume without proof; as, to postulate conclusions. [1913 Webster] 2. To take without express consent; to assume. [1913 Webster] The Byzantine emperors appear to have . . . postulated a sort of paramount supremacy over this nation. --W. Tooke. [1913 Webster] 3. To invite earnestly; to solicit. [Obs.] --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

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