Definitions For Postulate


  • (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
  • A statement that is accepted as being true and that is used as the basis of a theory, argument, etc.


  • Take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom
  • Maintain or assert
  • Require as useful, just, or proper
  • To suggest (something, such as an idea or theory) especially in order to start a discussion

Is Postulates a Scrabble Word?

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The word Postulate is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Postulate in a Sentence

  • Scientists have postulated the existence of water on the planet.
  • postulates that all people are born with certain rights that can never be taken away from them
  • Einstein's theory of relativity was deduced from two postulates.
  • One of the postulates that the true agnostic rejects is the assumption that it is even possible for us to know whether God exists

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