posited

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Posit \Pos"it\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Posited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Positing}.] [L. ponere, positum, to place. See {Position}.]

1. To dispose or set firmly or fixedly; to place or dispose in relation to other objects. --Sir M. Hale.

2. (Logic) To assume as real or conceded; as, to posit a principle. --Sir W. Hamilton.


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