verb (used with object), pre·sup·posed, pre·sup·pos·ing.
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Origin of presuppose
OTHER WORDS FROM presupposepre·sup·po·si·tion [pree-suhp-uh-zish-uhn] /ˌpri sʌp əˈzɪʃ ən/, nounpre·sup·po·si·tion·less, adjective
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The works of genius are the 'summum' of civilization, and presuppose utility.Modeste Mignon|Honore de Balzac
And, after all, the title of cattle king does not presuppose blood royalty.Heart of the West|O. Henry
The trouble with all these vicarious budgets is that they presuppose, on the part of the user, an ability to add and subtract.Of All Things|Robert C. Benchley
The contradiction may be apparent only, and this passionate cry may presuppose the fulfilment of the former.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2|Alexander Maclaren
For it has this similarity to a logical judgement that we can presuppose its validity for every one.Kant's Critique of Judgement|Immanuel Kant