HyperDic: premiss

English > 2 senses of the word premiss:
NOUNcommunicationpremiss, premise, assumptiona statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
VERBcognitionpremiss, premisetake something as preexisting and given
English > premiss: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn.
Synonymspremise, assumption
Narrowercondition, precondition, stipulationAn assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
major premise, major premissThe premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)
minor premise, minor premiss, subsumptionThe premise of a syllogism that contains the minor term (which is the subject of the conclusion)
scenarioA postulated sequence of possible events
thesisAn unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument
Broaderpostulate, posit(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
Spanishpremisa, supuesto
Catalanpremissa, supòsit
Verbspremisstake something as preexisting and given
English > premiss: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningTake something as preexisting and given.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonympremise
Broaderpresuppose, supposetake for granted or as a given
Nounspremissa statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn

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