What is the opposite of postulate?

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Opposite of to consider to be true without evidence
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Opposite of to state explicitly
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Opposite of to specify or require as a condition
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Opposite of to implore or make a request for
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Opposite of to discover (something) by guesswork or intuition
“You'll need to know the exact amount of energy required for the warrior to maintain his defenses.”
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To state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
“Giorgio continues to assert that the pyramids were built by ancient aliens.”
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Opposite of to try to figure out through estimation or hypothesis
“I know that you are lying about your relationship with that woman, Bill!”
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Opposite of to consider to be true without evidence
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Opposite of to establish or stipulate as a previous condition
“Is the contract rigid enough to prevent any deviations from our agreement?”
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Opposite of to foresee or predict the future occurrence of something
“There is an asteroid heading towards earth, but I very much doubt that it will have much of an impact, let alone destroy the planet.”
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
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Opposite of to theorize, or consider the possibility of
“This provided a reliable foundation on which to confirm mathematical laws using inductive reasoning.”
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Opposite of to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory
“The law provides for the reduction of penalties, as long as the taxpayer will agree to fully accept the charges laid.”
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Opposite of to suppose to be the case, without proof
“These matters are of grave public concern and the people deserve to know the truth.”
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Opposite of to require something to be brought about
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Opposite of to believe, based on information
“I am likely to disbelieve the findings of the scientists.”
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(with clause) Opposite of to believe without reason
“I reject the ridiculous idea that this earth may actually be flat.”
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Opposite of to discern from given information
“It is easy to misconstrue his grandiose claims as nothing more than braggadocio.”
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Opposite of the act of postulating or something postulated
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Opposite of an essential or indispensable element, condition, or ingredient
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Opposite of a seemingly self-evident or necessary truth which is based on assumption
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Opposite of a supposition made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation
“Life is temporary, and that is a fact that we have to get used to.”
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Opposite of a tentative conjecture explaining an observation
“Freud suggests that families narrate themselves by first establishing a gendered certainty around the fact of parentage.”
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Opposite of an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
“Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.”
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