Postulate

  • (verb): Take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom.
    Synonyms: posit
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on postulate, postulates:

Actual Idealism - Postulate
... If truth is what surpasses the conditions of every proposition, taking a known postulate as truth removes its criteria from having that capability in thinking ... Therefore this postulate maintains that thinking is an active process and the static conception of a thought is its dialectical opposite ...
Hammond's Postulate
... Hammond's postulate, also referred to as the Hammond–Leffler postulate, is a hypothesis, derived from transition state theory, concerning the transition state of organic ...
Disengagement Theory - Postulates
... Cumming and Henry provided the following nine postulates for the "process of disengagement" Postulate 1 Everyone expects death, and one's abilities will ... Postulate 2 Because individual interactions between people strengthen norms, an individual who has fewer varieties of interactions has greater freedom from ... Postulate 3 Because men have a centrally instrumental role in America, and women a socioemotional one, disengagement differs between men and women ...
Saccheri Quadrilateral - History
... of Explanations of the Difficulties in the Postulates of Euclid ... was not trying to prove the parallel postulate as such but to derive it from an equivalent postulate he formulated from "the principles of the Philosopher" (Aristotle) Two ... number of theorems about them, he (correctly) refuted the obtuse and acute cases based on his postulate and hence derived the classic postulate of Euclid ...
SSS Postulate
... In geometry, the SSS postulate ("SSS" being short for "side, side, side") is a postulate stating that if two triangles have corresponding sides equal in length, then the two triangles are ... More precisely, the postulate is as follows ... The SSS postulate corresponds closely to Proposition 4 in Book 1 of Euclid's Elements ...

More definitions of "postulate":

  • (noun): (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning.
    Synonyms: posit
  • (verb): Maintain or assert.
    Synonyms: contend