Posited vs Givenness - What's the difference?

posited | givenness |


As a verb posited

is (posit).

As a noun givenness is

the fact of being given or posited in an argument, hypothesis etc.

posited

English

Verb

(head)
  • (posit)
  • Anagrams

    * * *

    posit

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something that is posited; a postulate.
  • (aviation)
  • Usage notes

    * (for meaning
  • 2) Started by USAF Fighter pilots when needing to know the position of a wingman. I.e. Lead pilot would say "2-posit" and #2 would reply: "5 o'clock high". Also in use in commercial airlines. Some pilots respond "cleared into posit and hold" when cleared on to the runway.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • Assume the existence of; to postulate.
  • * 1908 : ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics . Translated by .
  • some who posit both this cause and besides this the source of movement, which we have got from some as single and from other as twofold.
  • Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.
  • Put (something somewhere) firmly.
  • Anagrams

    *

    givenness

    English

    Noun

  • The fact of being given or posited in an argument, hypothesis etc.
  • *2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 803:
  • *:Kant argued like Descartes from the existence of individual consciousness rather than from the givenness of a God found in revelation.