Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Supposal formed beforehand; presupposition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Presupposition.

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  • noun presupposition

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Examples

  • In that several of the Questions in the Paper are so Worded, as to carry in them a presupposal of the things inquired after, to say the best of it is very unfair: But this is not all, the Narrative contains a number of Mistakes and

    "More Wonders of the Invisible World," by Robert Calef, 1700 ; from Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706

  • Therefore, forasmuch as to abstain from things scandalous and inconvenient, is one of the negative precepts of the law of God, and the ceremonies whereunto Mr Sprint would have us to conform in the case of deprivation, are, and remain scandalous and inconvenient in our practice and use of them according to his own presupposal; it followeth, that the use and practice of the same is altogether unlawful unto us.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

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