premised


premised
prem|ised [ˈpremıst] adj
be premised on/upon sth
to be based on a particular idea or belief
The program is premised on the idea that drug addiction can be cured.

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  • premised — index apparent (presumptive) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Premised — Premise Pre*mise , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Premised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Premising}.] [From L. praemissus, p. p., or E. premise, n. See {Premise}, n.] 1. To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to be before something else; to employ… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • premised — [[t]pre̱mɪst[/t]] V PASSIVE If a theory or attitude is premised on an idea or belief, that idea or belief has been used as the basis for it. [FORMAL] [be V ed on n] All our activities are premised on the basis of Quality with Equality …   English dictionary

  • premised — adjective Having a (specified) premise …   Wiktionary

  • premised — prem·ise || premɪs n. proposition, basic assumption, presupposition, fundamental presumption v. assume, hypothesize, theorize, presume, postulate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • premised — simpered …   Anagrams dictionary

  • premised — premīˈsed adjective (Shakespeare) Sent before due time • • • Main Entry: ↑premise …   Useful english dictionary

  • premised on/upon — based on (a particular idea or belief) The plan is premised on the belief that people are willing to pay more to use alternative fuel sources. • • • Main Entry: ↑premised …   Useful english dictionary

  • simpered — premised …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Premise — Pre*mise , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Premised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Premising}.] [From L. praemissus, p. p., or E. premise, n. See {Premise}, n.] 1. To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to be before something else; to employ previously …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English