She then told officers that there were illegal drugs on the premises and “offered us consent to search the house.”
In one gated community, an old lady threatens to run us out off the premises.
Both are prohibited from leaving the premises for security reasons.
Some factories do not employ Muslims on the premises who can oversee the process, Nana said.
Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises.
After breakfast, Adams piloted Polly over the premises, from the corral to the office.
Though I should allow your premises, I must deny your conclusion.
From these premises it can be easily inferred that the standard of literary activity in Cuba could not have been very high.
It did not occur to her to question his right to be on Mrs. Camp's premises.
It was possible to secure the premises so that no person could enter even by the aid of false keys.
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.