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Definition of posit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    posit

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈpɑzət//
     
    posit something posit that… (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they posit
     
    he / she / it posits
     
    past simple posited
     
    -ing form positing
     
     
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  1. 1to suggest or accept that something is true so that it can be used as the basis for an argument or discussion synonym postulate
  2. 2 Most religions posit the existence of life after death.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: posit