premised on/upon

Definition of premised on/upon

: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

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

  2. : something assumed or taken for granted : presupposition

  3. : matters previously stated

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

  2. : to offer as a premise in an argument

  3. : postulate

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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