Definitions and translations for "postulate"

Definition of postulate

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Noun
1. Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument.
2. A fundamental element; a basic principle.
3. An axiom.
4. A requirement; a prerequisite.
Adjective
5. Postulated.
Verb
6. To assume as a truthful or accurate premise or axiom, especially as a basis of an argument.
7. To appoint or request one's appointment to an ecclesiastical office.
8. To request, demand or claim for oneself.
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English - English - postulate

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n. assumption, premise; requirement, prerequisite; basic principle, fundamental tenet; axiom, fact that requires no proof
v. presume, suppose; assume, take for granted; claim, stipulate; demand, require
n. postulate, assumption, premise, basic principle, fundamental tenet, axiom, fact that requires no proof

English - Spanish - postulate

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s. postulado, asunción, considerando, hipótesis, ponencia, premisa, suposición, teoría
v. postular

English - French - postulate

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n. postulat, exigence; principe fondateur; axiome
v. postuler (supposer); estimer; exiger

English - German - postulate

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n. Annahme; Postulat; Prinzip; Axiom
v. annehmen (Annahme); vermuten; postulieren; aufstellen

English - Indonesian - postulate

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n. dalil, patokan, tuntutan, isyarat pendahuluan
v. menerima sbg dalil, mendalilkan, mengemukakan sbg kenyataan, mengemukakan sbg dasar pikiran, menuntut

English - Italian - postulate

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s. postulato, presupposto necessario
v. postulare, chiedere con insistenza; supporre, presupporre, ammettere

English - Polish - postulate

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n. postulat
v. postulować, domagać się

English - Portuguese - postulate

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s. postulado; colocação; suposição; exigência; fundação de lei
v. postular; implorar; requerer; avaliar; colocar (colocação)

English - Romanian - postulate

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v. postula, accepta

English - Russian - postulate

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с. постулат, предварительное условие
г. постулировать, принимать без доказательства, требовать, обусловливать

English - Turkish - postulate

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f. şart koymak, talep etmek, ispatsız olarak kabul ettirmek, doğru varsaymak, postulat olarak kabul etmek, seçmek (göreve)
i. koyut, doğru varsayılan kanıtsız önerme, esas

English - Ukrainian - postulate

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n. постулат, вимога
v. вимагати, обумовлювати, постулювати

English - Dutch - postulate

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zn. postulaat, hypothese, axioma
ww. postuleren, veronderstellen, aannemen, verzoeken, vereisen, opeisen, eisen, rekenen

English - Greek - postulate

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ρήμ. απαιτώ, αξιώ

English - Arabic - postulate

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‏إفتراض، مسلمة، فرضية، شرط ضروري‏
‏إفترض، دعا لنفسه، طرح مبدأ كمسلمة، طرح مبدأ كمصدر، سلم‏

English - Chinese - postulate

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(名) 假定, 基本条件
(动) 要求, 假定

English - Chinese - postulate

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(名) 假定, 基本條件
(動) 要求, 假定

English - Hindi - postulate

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n. स्वीकृत पक्ष, स्वयं सिद्ध प्रमाण, स्वतःसिद्ध सत्य, स्वसिद्ध
v. स्वयं सिद्ध मान लेना, शर्त लगाना, मांगना

English - Japanese - postulate

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(動) 仮定する; 要請する; 主張する
(名) 仮定, 推測, 推量; 要請; 原則; 原理

English - Korean - postulate

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명. 가정, 선결조건, 기초조건, 공준
동. 가정하다, 자명한 것으로 가정하다, 요구하다, 성직에 임명하다, 상부 기관의 승인을 조건으로 성직에 임명하다

English - Vietnamese - postulate

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n. định đề, điều kiện căn bản, điều tất yếu, định lý
v. yêu cầu, bổ nhiệm
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Verb forms for postulate
Present participle: postulating
Present: postulate (3.person: postulates)
Past: postulated
Future: will postulate
Present conditional: would postulate
Present Perfect: have postulated (3.person: has postulated)
Past Perfect: had postulated
Future Perfect: will have postulated
Past conditional: would have postulated