As recently as 2008, McCain premised much of his presidential campaign on his support for the Iraq troop surge.
The Zionist dream was premised on the idea of kibbutz galuyot, gathering the Jews together from the far corners of Exile.
The series is premised on the idea that you'll see all the episodes, and then watch them again.
Football has always been my least favorite playground sport, as it is premised on speed and size, both of which I lack.
The Duke, it should be premised, is uncle to Alessandra, and father of Castiglione her betrothed.
The footpath by the river, as the master had premised, was well protected.
The Russians, it must be premised, go to the theatre to see what they would see off the stage: they are incurably realistic.
Mr. Richard, it must be premised, was not over-burdened with law knowledge.
In the foregoing explanation it is premised that the aerial vessel remains stationary, which is an extremely unlikely contingency.
This premised and, I trust, accepted, let us enter upon our task.
late 14c., in logic, "a previous proposition from which another follows," from Old French premisse (14c.), from Medieval Latin premissa (propositio or sententia) "(the proposition) set before," noun use of fem. past participle of Latin praemittere "send forward, put before," from prae "before" (see pre-) + mittere "to send" (see mission). In legal documents it meant "matter previously stated" (early 15c.), which in deeds or wills often was a house or building, hence the extended meaning "house or building, with grounds" (1730).
"to state before something else," mid-15c., from premise (n.). Related: Premised; premising.