Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) postulate, posit ((logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning)
- S: (v) contend, postulate (maintain or assert) "He contended that Communism had no future"
- S: (v) postulate, posit (take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom) "He posited three basic laws of nature"
- S: (v) necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand (require as useful, just, or proper) "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"