Nouns (3)

premiss, assumption, premise
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"

Verbs (2)

premiss, premise
v. take something as preexisting and given

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Fuzzynyms (16)

supposal, supposition
n. the cognitive process of supposing
theory, possibility, hypothesis
n. a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"
theorem
n. an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth
proposition
n. a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"
theorem
n. a proposition deducible from basic postulates
axiom
n. (logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; its truth is assumed to be self-evident
surmisal, hypothesis, speculation, surmise, supposition, conjecture, guess
n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

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