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noun 
  1. Something that is posited; a postulate.
verb 
  1. assume, Assume the existence of; to postulate.
    • 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.
      1. Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.
      2. Put (something somewhere) firmly.
Etymology: From positusLatin, positus, past participle of ponere, pÅnere, "to place".


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