|Definition||As assumption that is used as the basis for an argument.|
What is a Premise?
John Spacey, updated on January 15, 2023
A premise is an assumption that is used as the basis of argument or inference. In logic, an argument requires at least one premise and one conclusion. The following are examples of arguments with the premise in bold:If Germany makes the final, they will win. Quality bread smells good.If the economy gets any worse, many people will lose their jobs.She is good at French so she will easily learn English.He is a hard worker and will make a great employee.
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