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synonyms for posits

  • hypothesize
  • postulate
  • presuppose
  • assume
  • conceive
  • conclude
  • conjecture
  • consider
  • deem
  • dream
  • expect
  • fancy
  • feel
  • gather
  • imagine
  • judge
  • premise
  • presume
  • pretend
  • reckon
  • regard
  • suspect
  • take
  • think
  • understand
  • view
  • be afraid
  • have a hunch
  • have sneaking suspicion
  • swear by
  • take as gospel truth
  • take stock in

antonyms for posits

MOST RELEVANT
  • abstain
  • disbelieve
  • disregard
  • forget
  • ignore
  • know
  • leave
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • reject
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How to use posits in a sentence

By thinking them simultaneously, Intelligence posits them; and, as soon as Intelligence thinks them, they are (in existence).
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Darwin posits three general principles on which most expressions and gestures are to be explained.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
He always posits the unity in the form of a confession without describing it.
HISTORY OF DOGMA, VOLUME 2 (OF 7)ADOLPH HARNACK
He likewise posits a simple predicate and further signalizes its functional character by naming it Fire.
STUDIES IN LOGICAL THEORYJOHN DEWEY
This cannot lie in the Ego, which in itself posits only activity.
A HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY IN EPITOMEALBERT SCHWEGLER
The pragmatizing epistemologist posits there a reality and a mind with ideas.
THE MEANING OF TRUTHWILLIAM JAMES
Either one posits as fundamental the thing itself, matter, independent of any consciousness of it.
EDWARD CALDWELL MOOREEDWARD MOORE
This case therefore only posits a question, and it remains for happier observers to collect convincing experiences in this field.
COLLECTED PAPERS ON ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGYC. G. JUNG
The Ego is, because it posits itself, and it only is, because this simple positing of itself is wholly by itself.
A HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY IN EPITOMEALBERT SCHWEGLER
But, by means of this repelling, the one posits immediately many ones.
A HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY IN EPITOMEALBERT SCHWEGLER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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