Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Presupposing'
Presupposing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Presuppose \Pre`sup*pose"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Presupposed;
p. pr. & vb. n. Presupposing.] [Pref. pre- + suppose: cf.
To suppose beforehand; to imply as antecedent; to take for
granted; to assume; as, creation presupposes a creator.
Each [kind of knowledge] presupposes many necessary
things learned in other sciences, and known beforehand.