What does the word presuppose mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Presupposition.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To suppose in advance; take for granted.

Usage examples for presuppose

  1. For adaptation in this or that direction is the result of repulse or victory, and, therefore, we must presuppose an attack. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  2. Improved means of defence or improved means of attack, both presuppose activity. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
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