Sunday, December 15, 2002
Definitions for posit
- To assume as real or conceded.
- To propose as an explanation; to suggest.
- To dispose or set firmly or fixedly.
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Citations for posit
It is not necessary to posit mysterious forces to explain coincidences.
Among other things, the researchers posit that the behavior of the muscles during laughter probably explains why phrases like "weak with laughter" pops up in many different languages.
Origin of posit
Posit is from Latin positus, past participle of ponere, "to put, to place, to set."