postulation definition

  • noun:
    • The work of postulating or something postulated
    • One thing self-evident which can be believed as the foundation of a quarrel
    • The work of postulating, or that which is postulated; assumption; solicitation; fit; cause.
    • Supplication; prayer.
    • The work of postulating, or assuming without proof; supposition; presumption.
    • In ecclesiastical legislation, the presentation or election to any office of one who is for some reason disqualified for the appointment.
    • an official message asking for something that is submitted to an expert
    • (reasoning) a declaration of anything self-evident; something that may be believed due to the fact foundation for argument

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