verb (used with object), pos·tu·lat·ed, pos·tu·lat·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for postulate
I am also postulating that satisfactions grow pari passu with our approximation to such reality.The Meaning of Truth|William James
The postulating of them marks a gap in our knowledge, and extends our insight only in the degree that it discloses our ignorance.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
They followed the lead of Empedocles and Anaxagoras in postulating a widespread, if not absolutely universal, mixture.Studies in Logical Theory|John Dewey
But, in the task of postulating without authority from Nature, it seems impossible to stop short.The Philosophy of Natural Theology|William Jackson
From the above instances, which could be multiplied, we have no hesitation in postulating a Hebrew original of i.-iii.
British Dictionary definitions for postulate
verb (ˈpɒstjʊˌleɪt) (tr; may take a clause as object)
Derived forms of postulatepostulation, noun
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Other words from postulatepos′tu•la′tion n.
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Cultural definitions for postulate
A statement accepted as true for the purposes of argument or scientific investigation; also, a basic principle. (See axiom.)