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1. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
2. A proposition antecedently supposed or proved; something previously stated or assumed as the basis of further argument; a condition; a supposition.
3. set forth beforehand, often as an explanation
He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand
4. furnish with a preface or introduction
She always precedes her lectures with a joke|He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution
5. take something as preexisting and given
6. To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to be before something else; to employ previously.
7. To make a premise; to set forth something as a premise.