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Synonyms for premise
ˈprɛm ɪspremise

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. premise

    Synonyms:
    announce, forestate, preface

    Antonyms:
    add, append, infer, gather, supplement, subjoin

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. premise, premiss, assumptionverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    supposal, presumptuousness, assumption, premiss, effrontery, supposition, laying claim, presumption

  2. premiseverb

    set forth beforehand, often as an explanation

    "He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand"

    Synonyms:
    premiss, introduce, precede, preface

  3. precede, preface, premise, introduceverb

    furnish with a preface or introduction

    "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"

    Synonyms:
    forgo, innovate, stick in, bring out, enter, predate, antedate, premiss, come before, put in, bring in, inaugurate, forego, insert, usher in, enclose, infix, present, lead, preface, antecede, precede, introduce, inclose, acquaint

  4. premise, premissverb

    take something as preexisting and given

    Synonyms:
    premiss, introduce, precede, preface

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. premiseverb

    Synonyms:
    preface, lay down beforehand, state at the outset, set forth at the beginning

  2. premiseverb

    Synonyms:
    begin, enter upon the subject, state beforehand

  3. premisenoun

    Synonyms:
    antecedent proposition

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How to use premise in a sentence?

  1. Newt Gingrich:

    I think the very premise is idiotic and despicable, i like Will Ferrell. I think he is a very funny guy, but I think this would have been an absolute disaster for his career.

  2. Donna Lieberman:

    Our correctional system does not exist to punish people, and the fundamental premise of our parole system is to allow people to repair their lives, today, the parole board delivered an important message to the entire country, and showed that New York stands for justice and recognizes that those incarcerated should be given a chance to return to society.

  3. Donald Trump:

    ( Adoptions) was the primary thing that we had spoken about in the meeting, you know that's not the premise that got them in the room and then they started it was essentially a bait and switch to talk about that, and everyone has basically said that in testimony already.

  4. Patrick Paschall:

    We very intentionally made it so that we did not have questions about citizenship status, it undermines the premise of noncitizen voting to try to draw a distinction.

  5. Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    The Government regards this premise as unacceptable and regard migration as a bad process that has extremely serious security aspects.


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