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Oxford dictionary definition of the word posit:
verb (posits, positing, posited)
1 [with object] put forward as fact or as a basis for argument:
the Confucian view posits a perfectible human nature
(posit something on) base something on the truth of (a particular assumption):
these plots are posited on a false premise about women’s nature as inferior
2 [with object and adverbial] put in position; place:
the Professor posits Cohen in his second category of poets
a statement which is made on the assumption that it will prove to be true.
mid 17th century: from Latin posit- ‘placed’, from the verb ponere