Noun(1) a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
Verb(1) set forth beforehand, often as an explanation(2) furnish with a preface or introduction(3) take something as preexisting and given
(1) Even if its fundamental premise is slightly flawed, the film manages to work to a great extent.(2) the fundamental premise of the report(3) The fundamental premise of the report is that violence is both predictable and preventable.(4) I will premise generally that I hate lecturing(5) The fundamental premise of the publication is that early design for space travel was influenced largely by science fiction.(6) It is the fundamental premise of the theory of evolution.(7) if the premise is true, then the conclusion must be true(8) The central premise of the theory is that disorder operates on honest people and on the disorderly in different ways.(9) The basic premise behind this book is that we have these ├ö├ç├┐chance├ö├ç├û meetings with people, that are anything but chance.(10) The primary premise of this theory is that although errors can occur within highly reliable organizations, they rarely do so.(11) I thought the fundamental premise of this article was unsound.(12) I would have called it a fine book were it not for disagreeing with its fundamental premise that men were inevitably opposed to women's advances.(13) Two objections, however, are thrown up by the premises of neoliberal theory itself.(14) The schemes are premised on procurement of cost-effective drugs in right quantities; selection of reliable suppliers; timely delivery; and achievement of lowest possible total cost.(15) It seems laughable to conclude from these premisses that a and b are identical to some respect.(16) At the beginning of his Memorial, the writer premises his argument on religious values.
1. proposition ::
2. assumption ::
3. hypothesis ::
4. thesis ::
7. postulate ::
8. supposition ::
9. presumption ::
10. surmise ::
11. conjecture ::
12. speculation ::
13. assertion ::
14. belief ::
15. postulate ::
16. hypothesize ::
17. conjecture ::
18. posit ::
19. theorize ::
20. suppose ::
21. presuppose ::
22. surmise ::
23. assume ::
premise, premised, premises, premising
Word Example from TV Shows
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Yes. If you'd like to join in,
the PREMISE is...
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 7
Well, if we accept your PREMISE and also
accept the highly improbable assumption...
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 17
If you didn't cheer at my entrance,
it's too late to buy into the PREMISE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 4
I accept your PREMISE.
Now, please let's go.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 2
- Thanks for pointing it out.
- In addition, your PREMISE is flawed.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 14
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