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Definition of Postulate


  1. Something demanded or asserted; especially, a position or supposition assumed without proof, or one which is considered as self-evident; a truth to which assent may be demanded or challenged, without argument or evidence.
  2. The enunciation of a self-evident problem, in distinction from an axiom, which is the enunciation of a self-evident theorem.
  3. Postulated.
  4. To beg, or assume without proof; as, to postulate conclusions.
  5. To take without express consent; to assume.
  6. To invite earnestly; to solicit.

Postulate Translations

postulate in Afrikaans is vereis
postulate in Danish is fordre
postulate in Dutch is eisen, rekenen, vereisen, opeisen
postulate in Finnish is vaatia
postulate in French is exiger
postulate in German is Postulat, fordern
postulate in Portuguese is postulado