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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pos·it /ˈpɑzət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pos·it v. t. [imp. & p. p. Posited; p. pr. & vb. n. Positing.]
 1. To dispose or set firmly or fixedly; to place or dispose in relation to other objects.
 2. Logic To assume as real or conceded; as, to posit a principle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to
          provide a basis for logical reasoning [syn: postulate]
      v 1: put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on
           his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix
           your eyes on this spot" [syn: situate, fix, deposit]
      2: put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
         [syn: submit, state, put forward]
      3: take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited
         three basic laws of nature" [syn: postulate]