posits|posited|positing'pɑzɪt /'pɒz- noun +(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning verb +put (something somewhere) firmly +put before +take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom
postulate, hypothesize, propound, put or set forth, put forward, advance, propose, pose, offer, submit, predicate:
If we posit a downturn in prices next year, how does that affect our profit forecasts?
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