- Something that is posited; a postulate.
- assume, Assume the existence of; to postulate.
Etymology: From positusLatin, positus, past participle of ponere, pÅnere, "to place".
- 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 5.
- : some who both this cause and besides this the source of movement, which we have got from some as single and from other as twofold.
- Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.
- Put (something somewhere) firmly.
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