Complete Definition of "postulate"

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Etymology
Medieval Latin postulÄre, postulÄt-, to nominate to a bishopric, to assume, from L., to request.

Hyphenation
pos·tu·late

Pronunciation
:* noun
(RP): pÅs'tyoÍolÉt, /ËpÉstjÊlÉt/, /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
:* verb
(RP): pÅs'tyoÍolÄt, /ËpÉstjÊleɪt/, /<tt>"pQstjUleIt</tt>/

Noun
en-noun

  1. Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument.
  2. A fundamental element; a basic principle.
  3. logic An axiom.
  4. A requirement; a prerequisite.

Translations

trans-top|something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted
Croatian: t-|hr|postulat|m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|fundamental element; basic principle
Croatian: t-|hr|postulat|m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|logic: an axiom
Croatian: t-|hr|postulat|m
French: t+|fr|postulat|m
Finnish: oletus
trans-mid
Swedish: t-|sv|postulat, t+|sv|axiom
trans-bottom

trans-top|requirement, prerequisite
Croatian: t-|hr|postulat|m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|postulat|ing

  1. transitive To make claim for; to demand.
  2. transitive To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument.
  3. transitive To assume as a premise or axiom; to take for granted. See Synonyms at presume.

Translations
trans-top|To demand
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To assume or assert the truth, reality or necessity of
trans-mid
Swedish: t-|sv|postulera
trans-bottom

trans-top|To assume as a premise
trans-mid
Swedish: t-|sv|förutsätta
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ttbc|Latin: postulo (1)

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Italian

Verb
postulate

  1. form of|second-person|Second-person plural present tense|postulare#Italian|postulare|lang=Italian
  2. form of|Second-person plural imperative|postulare#Italian|postulare|lang=Italian
  3. form of|feminine|Feminine plural|postulato

Category:Italian past participle forms
Category:Italian verb forms

fa:postulate
fr:postulate
io:postulate
fi:postulate
sv:postulate
te:postulate
vi:postulate
zh:postulate

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