As a verb posited
As a noun givenness is
the fact of being given or posited in an argument, hypothesis etc.
Something that is posited; a postulate.
* (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.
Assume the existence of; to postulate.
* 1908 : ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics . Translated by .
Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.
Put (something somewhere) firmly.
- 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.
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.