verb (used with object), pos·tu·lat·ed, pos·tu·lat·ing.
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Then he makes a grandiose postulation about not knowing how one “compares art.”12 Best Humblebrag Tweets: Harris Wittels on Lena Dunham, George Clooney & More|Harris Wittels|September 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Postulation and the verifying of postulates is thus a process of reciprocal discrimination and selection.
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
Both postulation and verification, then, are applicable to the problems of religion as of science.
But such esoteric combinations are not at all necessary for the postulation of wildly variant life forms.Cum Grano Salis|Gordon Randall Garrett
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
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.)