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Entry Word: premise
Function: noun
Text: 1 something taken as being true or factual and used as a starting point for a course of action or reasoning <your reasoning is all wrong because you started out with a false premise> -- see ASSUMPTION
2 premises plural
the area around and belonging to a building <detectives painstakingly searched the premises for clues> -- see GROUND 1