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ˈpɒz ɪtposit

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  1. postulate, positverb

    (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning


  2. situate, fix, posit, depositverb

    put (something somewhere) firmly

    "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"

    furbish up, desexualise, stick, sterilize, ready, put forward, prepare, get, set up, cook, secure, sterilise, bank, gear up, mend, state, make, fasten, fixate, bushel, desexualize, define, specify, postulate, lodge, determine, desex, deposit, touch on, repair, pay back, locate, unsex, situate, limit, wedge, submit, restore, set, fix, pay off, doctor

  3. submit, state, put forward, positverb

    put before

    "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"

    express, put forward, pass on, relegate, fix, put in, resign, tell, take, stir, call down, give in, conjure, state, subject, arouse, bow, bring up, reconcile, accede, conjure up, assert, deposit, raise, render, defer, nominate, present, call forth, put up, invoke, evoke, situate, postulate, submit, say

  4. postulate, positverb

    take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom

    "He posited three basic laws of nature"

    call for, state, involve, take, ask, need, postulate, put forward, require, fix, necessitate, demand, contend, deposit, situate, submit

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  1. Benn Lamm:

    We have accepted the narrative about the possibility of AI overlords without challenge and as such, has risen the need for super-human capabilities that can rule over the future AI bad-actors that Musk and other posit, yet, I think this sells humanity short. Humans are capable of curbing the destructive potential of AI and humans are capable of employing AI for the benefit of the broader community.

  2. Zara Tindall:

    She was there and recognized that we wouldn’t have got to hospital in time, fortunately the midwife who was going to meet us at the hospital wasn’t that far away so she drove up just as we had assumed the posit (position) and the second midwife arrived just after the head had arrived.

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  • positCzech
  • postulieren, PostulatGerman
  • postular, proponer, postuladoSpanish
  • پوزیتPersian
  • ehdottaa, esittää, asettaa, olettaaFinnish
  • postuler, avancerFrench
  • किसी स्थिति में रखनाHindi
  • ipotizzare, sostenereItalian
  • ponerenDutch
  • wysunąć jako postulatPolish
  • postular, proporPortuguese
  • ставить, постулат, предлагать, вопрос, постулироватьRussian
  • postulera, förutsätta, antaSwedish

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