posit

verb pos·it \ ˈpä-zət \
Updated on: 21 May 2018
posited play \ˈpä-zə-təd, ˈpäz-təd\; positing play \ˈpä-zə-tiŋ, ˈpäz-tiŋ\
1 : to dispose or set firmly : fix
2 : to assume or affirm the existence of : postulate
3 : to propose as an explanation : suggest

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Origin and Etymology of posit

Latin positus, past participle of ponere

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posit

  • : to suggest (something, such as an idea or theory) especially in order to start a discussion



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