premised on/upon

Definition of premised on/upon

  1. :  based on (a particular idea or belief) The plan is premised on the belief that people are willing to pay more to use alternative fuel sources.

Word by Word Definitions

premiseplay premised
  1. :  a proposition antecedently supposed or proved as a basis of argument or inference

    :  either of the first two propositions of a syllogism from which the conclusion is drawn

    :  something assumed or taken for granted :  presupposition

  1. :  to set forth beforehand as an introduction or a postulate

    :  to offer as a premise in an argument

    :  postulate

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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