Premiss vs Premise - What's the difference?
| Alternative forms
Premiss is an alternative form of premise.
As nouns the difference between premiss and premise
is that premiss
) while premise
is a proposition antecedently supposed or proved; something previously stated or assumed as the basis of further argument; a condition; a supposition.
As a verb premise is
to state or assume something as a proposition to an argument.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* (archaic or pedantic)
* (archaic), premiss
A proposition antecedently supposed or proved; something previously stated or assumed as the basis of further argument; a condition; a supposition.
* (William Shakespeare)
(logic) Any of the first propositions of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is deduced.
* Dr. H. More
- The premises observed, / Thy will by my performance shall be served.
(usually, in the plural, legal) Matters previously stated or set forth; especially, that part in the beginning of a deed, the office of which is to express the grantor and grantee, and the land or thing granted or conveyed, and all that precedes the habendum; the thing demised or granted.
(usually, in the plural) A piece of real estate; a building and its adjuncts (in this sense, used most often in the plural form).
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- While the premises stand firm, it is impossible to shake the conclusion.
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* major premise
* minor premise
To state or assume something as a proposition to an argument.
To make a premise.
To set forth beforehand, or as introductory to the main subject; to offer previously, as something to explain or aid in understanding what follows.
To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to be before something else; to employ previously.
- I premise these particulars that the reader may know that I enter upon it as a very ungrateful task.
* E. Darwin
- the premised flames of the last day
- if venesection and a cathartic be premised