verb (used with object), pos·tu·lat·ed, pos·tu·lat·ing.
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This postulation, says a close thinker, is the very foundation and essence of religion.The Religious Sentiment|Daniel G. Brinton
Postulation and the verifying of postulates is thus a process of reciprocal discrimination and selection.Pragmatism|D.L. Murray
The postulation by him of molecular force at this point, is virtually an abandonment of the whole controversy.Life: Its True Genesis|R. W. Wright
But Science has been reluctant to recognise that it is now entitled to dispense with the postulation of Matter.Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge|Alexander Philip
But such esoteric combinations are not at all necessary for the postulation of wildly variant life forms.Cum Grano Salis|Gordon Randall Garrett
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.)