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Từ điển WordNet v3.1 - WordNet Dictionary
posit


I - noun
(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
Syn:
postulate
Derivationally related forms:
postulate (for: postulate)
Topics:
logic
Hypernyms:
proposition
Hyponyms:
Bayes' postulate, premise, premiss, assumption

II - verb
1. put (something somewhere) firmly
- She posited her hand on his shoulder
- deposit the suitcase on the bench
- fix your eyes on this spot
Syn:
situate, fix, deposit
Derivationally related forms:
deposition (for: deposit), deposit (for: deposit), position
Hypernyms:
put, set, place, pose, position, lay
Hyponyms:
bury, sediment
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
2. put before
- I submit to you that the accused is guilty
Syn:
submit, state, put forward
Derivationally related forms:
statement (for: state), submission (for: submit)
Hypernyms:
propose, suggest, advise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something to somebody
3. take as a given;
assume as a postulate or axiom
- He posited three basic laws of nature
Syn:
postulate
Derivationally related forms:
position, postulate (for: postulate), postulation (for: postulate), postulator (for: postulate)
Hypernyms:
presuppose, suppose
Hyponyms:
insist, assert
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

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