Definition of POSIT

noun : POSIT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning ;

verb : POSIT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot" ;

  • 3. (

    ) take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature" ;


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