Definition of Premise


  • a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"


  • take something as preexisting and given
  • furnish with a preface or introduction
    "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"
    "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"
  • set forth beforehand, often as an explanation
    "He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand"
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Unscramble premise

152 unscramble word found using the letters premise.

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