Posited
Posit Pos"it, v. t. [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. [1913 Webster]

2. (Logic) To assume as real or conceded; as, to posit a principle. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]


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