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verb as in presume

verb as in believe

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I do think that in some cases, boldness presupposes some degree of stability.

From Time

Capitalism presupposes that you have things like competition, that you have things like price transparency, that you have things like efficient capital markets, that consumers are making choices.

From Ozy

In other words, the very engagement with rational argument and evidence presupposes facts about value.

Never presuppose what business partners are thinking, but reach out, stay in touch, and find out if you can be helpful to them.

From Fortune

It deserves remark, that these early generalizations did not, like scientific inductions, presuppose causation.

All social judgments presuppose a system of recognized values.

More clearly even than petition does thanksgiving presuppose a personal being, capable of appreciating the feeling of gratitude.

They actually presuppose its existence in the Church as the necessary condition of their own existence.

It is however to be understood that the different cases all presuppose the same total moment of momentum.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to presuppose, such as: assume, believe, suppose, and surmise.

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