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English noun: postulation

1. postulation (communication) (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument


Synonymspredication


Broader (hypernym)declaration


Domain categorylogic

2. postulation (communication) a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority


Synonymspetition, request


Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance


Narrower (hyponym)appeal, application, collection, demand, ingathering, solicitation









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