posit

  • 1POSIT — is an acronym of Process Optimization, Standardization and Innovation Technique, a standard to measure global business processes that are maintained in multiple business applications and serviced by various outsourcing companies. Internationally …

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  • 2Posit — Pos it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Posited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Positing}.] [L. ponere, positum, to place. See {Position}.] 1. To dispose or set firmly or fixedly; to place or dispose in relation to other objects. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. (Logic)… …

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  • 3posit# — posit vb *presuppose, presume, assume, postulate, premise posit n presupposition, presumption, assumption, postulate, premise (see under PRESUPPOSE) …

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  • 4posit — I verb acknowledge, advance, advocate, affirm, allege, announce, argue, assert, asseverate, assume, attest, aver, avouch, avow, bring forward, certify, cite, claim, contend, declare, enunciate, express, hypothesize, inform, insist, issue a… …

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  • 5posit — 1640s, from L. positus, pp. of ponere put, place (see POSITION (Cf. position)) …

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  • 6posit — ► VERB (posited, positing) 1) put forward as fact or as a basis for argument. 2) put in position; place. ORIGIN Latin, placed , from ponere …

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  • 7posit — [päz′it] vt. [< L positus: see POSITION] 1. to set in place or position; situate 2. to set down or assume as fact; postulate …

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  • 8posit — [ pɒzɪt] verb (posits, positing, posited) 1》 put forward as fact or as a basis for argument.     ↘(posit something on) base something on the truth of (a particular assumption). 2》 place. noun Philosophy a statement which is made on the assumption …

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  • 9posit — UK [ˈpɒzɪt] / US [ˈpɑzət] verb [transitive] Word forms posit : present tense I/you/we/they posit he/she/it posits present participle positing past tense posited past participle posited formal to say that something is true or that something should …

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  • 10pósit — {{#}}{{LM P47429}}{{〓}} {{[}}pósit{{]}} ‹pó·sit› {{◆}}(pl. pósits){{◇}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Hoja pequeña de papel adherente y generalmente amarillo, que se usa para escribir notas: • He anotado en un pósit una cosa pendiente que tengo que hacer… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 11posit — 1. noun /ˈpɒzɪt/ Something that is posited; a postulate. 2. verb /ˈpɒzɪt/ a) Assume the existence of; to postulate. some who posit both this cause and besides this the source of movement, which we have got from some as single and from other as… …

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  • 12posit — verb Posit is used with these nouns as the object: ↑existence …

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  • 13posit — pos|it [ˈpɔzıt US ˈpa: ] v [T] [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: positus; POSITION1] formal to suggest that a particular idea should be accepted as a fact posit that ▪ He posited that each planet moved in a perfect circle …

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  • 14posit — pos|it [ pazət ] verb transitive FORMAL to say that something is true or that something should be accepted as true: Who was the first scientist to posit that the Earth revolves around the Sun? …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15posit — [[t]pɒ̱zɪt[/t]] posits, positing, posited VERB If you posit something, you suggest or assume it as the basis for an argument or calculation. [FORMAL] [V n] Several writers have posited the idea of a universal consciousness... [V that] Callahan… …

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  • 16posit — v. & n. v.tr. (posited, positing) 1 assume as a fact, postulate. 2 put in place or position. n. Philos. a statement which is made on the assumption that it will prove valid. Etymology: L ponere posit place …

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  • 17posit — transitive verb (posited; positing) Etymology: Latin positus, past participle of ponere Date: 1647 1. to dispose or set firmly ; fix 2. to assume or affirm the existence of ; postulate 3. to propose as an explanation ; …

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  • 18posit — /poz it/, v.t. 1. to place, put, or set. 2. to lay down or assume as a fact or principle; postulate. n. 3. something that is posited; an assumption; postulate. [1640 50; < L positus, ptp. of ponere to place, put] * * * …

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  • 19posit — Something put forward as a useful assumption or starting point, but not necessarily regarded as known to be true …

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  • 20posit — Synonyms and related words: advance, apriorism, assert, assume, hypothesize, lay, lay down, offer, park, place, pose, post, postulate, postulation, predicate, premise, presume, presumption, presupposition, propose, propound, put, put forth, put&#8230; …

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