Synonyms of 'premise'
a statement that is assumed to be true and is used as a basis for an argumentthe premise that men and women are on equal terms in this society
They are wrong in their assumption that we are all alike.
the proposition that monarchs derived their authority by divine right
thesis, , ,
His central thesis is that it's crucial to document as many dying languages as possible.
hypothesis, , ,
Different hypotheses have been put forward.
There's a popular supposition that we're publicly funded.
the presupposition that human life must be sustained for as long as possible
(verb) The plan is premised on continuing abundant tax returns.
Copyright © 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
in the sense of build
to establish and develop
I wanted to build a relationship with my team.
in the sense of establish
to create or set up (an organization, link, etc.)
They established the school in 1989.
Video: pronunciation of 'premise'
Thesaurus for premise from the Collins English Thesaurus