Synonyms for *presupposition*

- acceptance
- belief
- conjecture
- expectation
- fancy
- guess
- hunch
- hypothesis
- inference
- posit
- postulate
- postulation
- premise
- presumption
- shot
- stab
- supposal
- supposition
- surmise
- suspicion
- theorization
- theory
- thesis
- accepting
- assuming
- shot in the dark
- sneaking suspicion

Antonyms for *presupposition*

## EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRESUPPOSITION

Consciousness is the presupposition for the existence of the psychical objects.

His own will is presupposition for being hypnotized and for realizing the suggestion.

Uniformity of law is the condition and presupposition of all our thinking.

This is the presupposition which we must explain and make good.

This presupposition is not stated, and is not implied in the form of the syllogism.

The presupposition is really a condition of geometrical thinking at all.

His problem is to discover the presupposition of this presupposition.

Kant's doctrine, however, does not conform to this presupposition.

On the life of the family, then, as a presupposition, all systems of Education must be built.

For the critic cannot enlighten or satisfy the masses with his presupposition, Man.

## MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PRESUPPOSITION

### assumption

nountaking something for granted; something expected### assumptions

nountaking something for granted; something expected### basis

nounfoundation for belief, action- antecedent
- assumption
- authority
- axiom
- backbone
- background
- backing
- base
- bedrock
- cause
- center
- chief ingredient
- core
- crux
- data
- dictum
- essence
- essential
- evidence
- explanation
- footing
- fundamental
- hard fact
- heart
- infrastructure
- justification
- keynote
- keystone
- law
- nexus
- nucleus
- postulate
- premise
- presumption
- presupposition
- principal element
- principle
- proof
- reason
- root
- rudiment
- sanction
- security
- source
- substratum
- support
- theorem
- theory
- underpinning
- warrant

### belief

nounputting regard in as true- acceptance
- admission
- assent
- assumption
- assurance
- avowal
- axiom
- certainty
- conclusion
- confidence
- conjecture
- conviction
- credence
- credit
- deduction
- divination
- expectation
- faith
- fancy
- feeling
- guess
- hope
- hypothesis
- idea
- impression
- intuition
- judgment
- knowledge
- mind
- mindset
- notion
- opinion
- persuasion
- position
- postulation
- presumption
- presupposition
- profession
- reliance
- supposition
- surmise
- suspicion
- theorem
- theory
- thesis
- thinking
- trust
- understanding
- view

### beliefs

nounputting regard in as true- acceptance
- admission
- assent
- assumption
- assurance
- avowal
- axiom
- certainty
- conclusion
- confidence
- conjecture
- conviction
- credence
- credit
- deduction
- divination
- expectation
- faith
- fancy
- feeling
- guess
- hope
- hypothesis
- idea
- impression
- intuition
- judgment
- knowledge
- mind
- mindset
- notion
- opinion
- persuasion
- position
- postulation
- presumption
- presupposition
- profession
- reliance
- supposition
- surmise
- suspicion
- theorem
- theory
- thesis
- thinking
- trust
- understanding
- view

### guess

nounbelief, speculation- assumption
- ballpark figure
- conclusion
- conjecture
- deduction
- divination
- estimate
- fancy
- feeling
- guesstimate
- guesswork
- hunch
- hypothesis
- induction
- inference
- judgment
- notion
- opinion
- postulate
- postulation
- prediction
- presumption
- presupposition
- reckoning
- shot
- shot in the dark
- sneaking suspicion
- stab
- supposal
- supposition
- surmisal
- surmise
- suspicion
- theory
- thesis
- view