Definitions for: Premiss


[n] a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
[v] take something as preexisting



Webster (1913) Definition: Prem"iss, n.
Premise. --Whately. I. Watts

Synonyms: assumption, premise, premise

See Also: condition, major premise, major premiss, minor premise, minor premiss, posit, postulate, precondition, presuppose, stipulation, subsumption, thesis

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