postulation

Definitions of postulation
  1. noun
    a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
    synonyms: petition, request
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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
    motion
    a request to a court for a ruling or order
    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. noun
    (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument
    synonyms: predication
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    declaration
    a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
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