noun, plural prot·a·ses [prot-uh-seez] /ˈprɒt əˌsiz/.
Origin of protasis
Examples from the Web for protasis
Historical Examples of protasis
It is a protasis of the complex order, as M. Lysidas used to say.A Tour Through The Pyrenees
Hippolyte Adolphe Taine
Here we regularly have the Indicative in both Protasis and Apodosis.
The apodosis (qu'est-ce que je ferais) is omitted and only the protasis is expressed.Contes Franais
Douglas Labaree Buffum
The hank time-taking to a hinge one (protasis):—If ye ask (hinge), ye shall receive (hank).An Outline of English Speech-craft
The protasis in Conditional Sentences of this type always remains unchanged.