Diccionario ingles.comDiccionario ingles.com
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Premiss   Listen

A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn.  Synonyms: assumption, premise.

Related searches:

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"Premiss" Quotes from Famous Books

... worth while saying on these points is that the suffragist is here manufacturing grievances for herself, first, by reasoning from the false premiss that every legal distinction which happens to press hardly upon a few individuals ought for that to be abrogated; and, secondly, by steady leaving out of sight that logical inconsistencies can, for the more part, be got rid of only at the price of bringing ...
— The Unexpurgated Case Against Woman Suffrage • Almroth E. Wright

Words linked to "Premiss" :   suppose, premise, stipulation, minor premise, condition, major premiss, posit, presuppose, assumption, minor premiss, scenario, precondition, thesis, major premise, postulate, subsumption

Copyright © 2020 Diccionario ingles.com