premisenoun [C]uk /ˈprem.ɪs/ us /ˈprem.ɪs/
- We should start from the premise that circumstances might change.
- The conclusions you have drawn are based on a false premise.
- We should work on the premise that this plan will be successful.
- Could you explain the basic premise of your argument?
- Your reasoning is based on a misguided premise.