Definition of premise


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • premise is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 11 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • premise is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 13 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of premise

  • take something as preexisting and given (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. premiss

  • a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. assumption
    2. premiss

  • furnish with a preface or introduction (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. introduce
    2. precede
    3. preface

  • set forth beforehand, often as an explanation (verb)

    Examples

    1. He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand

See definition of premise in Merriam Webster