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postulates

noun
plural of postulate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something taken as being true or factual and used as a starting point for a course of action or reasoning
  • one of the postulates that the true agnostic rejects is the assumption that it is even possible for us to know whether God exists

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postulates

verb
present tense third-person singular of postulate

Synonyms & Antonyms of postulates (Entry 2 of 2)

to take as true or as a fact without actual proof
  • postulates that all people are born with certain rights that can never be taken away from them

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