Found 3 items, similar to premise.
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n : 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”
v 1: set forth beforehand, often as an explanation; “He premised
these remarks so that his readers might understand”
2: 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: take something as preexisting and given [syn: premiss
English → English
, n.; pl. Premises
. [Written also, less
.] [F. pr['e]misse, fr. L. praemissus, p.
p. of praemittere to send before; prae before + mittere to
send. See Mission
1. A proposition antecedently supposed or proved; something
previously stated or assumed as the basis of further
argument; a condition; a supposition.
The premises observed,
Thy will by my performance shall be served. --Shak.
2. (Logic) Either of the first two propositions of a
syllogism, from which the conclusion is drawn.
Note: ``All sinners deserve punishment: A B is a sinner.''
[1913 Webster] These propositions, which are the
premises, being true or admitted, the conclusion
follows, that A B deserves punishment.
While the premises stand firm, it is impossible
to shake the conclusion. --Dr. H. More.
3. pl. (Law) Matters previously stated or set forth; esp.,
that part in the beginning of a deed, the office of which
is to express the grantor and grantee, and the land or
thing granted or conveyed, and all that precedes the
habendum; the thing demised or granted.
4. pl. A piece of real estate; a building and its adjuncts;
as, to lease premises; to trespass on another's premises.
, v. i.
To make a premise; to set forth something as a premise.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Premised
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Premising
.] [From L. praemissus, p. p., or E.
premise, n. See Premise
1. To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to
be before something else; to employ previously. [Obs.]
The premised flames of the last day. --Shak.
If venesection and a cathartic be premised. --E.
2. To set forth beforehand, or as introductory to the main
subject; to offer previously, as something to explain or
aid in understanding what follows; especially, to lay down
premises or first propositions, on which rest the
I premise these particulars that the reader may know
that I enter upon it as a very ungrateful task.