premise

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

premise

noun

Definition of PREMISE

1
something taken as being true or factual and used as a starting point for a course of action or reasoning <your conclusion is all wrong because you started out with a false premise>
2
premises pl  the area around and belonging to a building <detectives painstakingly searched the premises for clues to the disappearance>
Synonyms demesne, park, premises (also premisses), yard

Variants of PREMISE

premise also premiss

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up premise[noun]? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).