Premise in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Premise

a statement that gives weight to a conclusion

Examples of Premise in a sentence

Since your premise cannot be confirmed, your entire theory is worthless.  🔊

The entire premise of the case hinges on whether or not the defendant had a motive to kill his grandfather.  🔊

If the shareholders disagree with the premise that selling the tire division will improve the company’s value, the deal will not occur.  🔊

Juan’s argument for his right to citizenship is based on the premise he was born in this country, and as such, is a legal citizen.  🔊

During the trial, the attorney made use of a premise from another case to get stolen evidence allowed into the hearing.  🔊

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