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Oxford dictionary definition of the word postulate:
1suggest or assume the existence, fact, or truth of (something) as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief:
his theory postulated a rotatory movement for hurricanes
she postulated that the environmentalists might have a case
2(in ecclesiastical law) nominate or elect (someone) to an ecclesiastical office subject to the sanction of a higher authority:
the chapter was then allowed to postulate the bishop of Bath
a thing suggested or assumed as true as the basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief:
perhaps the postulate of Babylonian influence on Greek astronomy is incorrect
Mathematics an assumption used as a basis for mathematical reasoning.