postulation

Primary Meanings of postulation

1.
n
a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
2.
n
(logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument
Full Definitions of postulation
1

n a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

Synonyms:
petition, request
Types:
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application
a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
appeal, collection, ingathering, solicitation
request for a sum of money
demand
an urgent or peremptory request
job application
an application for a job
credit application
an application for a line of credit
loan application
an application to borrow money
patent application
an application for sole rights to an invention
whip-round
(British) solicitation of money usually for a benevolent purpose
challenge
a demand by a sentry for a password or identification
ultimatum
a final peremptory demand
insistence, insisting
continual and persistent demands
call, claim
a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"
requisition
the act of requiring; an authoritative request or demand, especially by a military or public authority that takes something over (usually temporarily) for military or public use
call
a demand for a show of hands in a card game
call, margin call
a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
pay claim, wage claim
the wage demanded from management for workers by their union representatives
Type of:
content, message, subject matter, substance
what a communication that is about something is about
2

n (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument

Synonyms:
predication
Type of:
declaration
a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)

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