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Synonyms of 'posit'

(verb) 
Definition
to lay down as a basis for argument
Several writers have posited the idea of a universal consciousness.
Synonyms
put forward
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advance
Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
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submit
I submit that you knew exactly what you were doing.
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state
Clearly state your address and telephone number.
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assume
It is a mistake to assume that the two are similar.
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assert
We assert that the bill violates the First Amendment.
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presume
I presume you're here on business.
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postulate (formal)
Freud postulated that we all have a death instinct.
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propound
She continues to propound her theories about the supernatural.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of advance
Definition
to present an idea for consideration
Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
Synonyms
put forward,
offer as a suggestion
in the sense of assert
Definition
to state or declare
We assert that the bill violates the First Amendment.
in the sense of assume
Definition
to take to be true without proof
It is a mistake to assume that the two are similar.
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