— as in: the premise of the argument
Her logic is fine except that it assumes a false
something assumed to be true that can be used to build a logical argument
— as in: the premise of the story
of the movie is that a band of vampires live in New York and...
something that provides context — such as the underlying situation in a situation comedy
— as in: she premised her comments by...
her remarks by thanking the executive committee for their work.
provide a preface or introduction
— as in: located on the premises
She was injured on the
of the defendant.
land and buildings together — especially of a business or organization
. . . enhancing vocabulary while reading