verb (used with object)
- posigrade rocket,
- position angle,
- position audit,
- position effect
Origin of posit
Examples from the Web for positing
Animal rights philosophers are positing a problem that might have no practical solution.
Logic has to do with the processes of thought; with the positing of premises and the drawing of the conclusion.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
It is merely the positing of a thing, or of certain determinations in it.The Critique of Pure Reason|Immanuel Kant
I seem to be positing the principle of inequality: the reverse of this is the truth.What is Property?|P. J. Proudhon
This negativing of limits by the imagination is the positing of omniscience as a divine power and reality.The Essence of Christianity|Ludwig Feuerbach
The pure ego is inferred from the fact that the non-ego is realized only in the act of the ego in positing it.
Word Origin for posit
"to assert," 1690s, from Latin positus "placed, situated, standing, planted," past participle of ponere "put, place" (see position). Related: Posited; positing.