premise englannista suomeksi
lähtökohta, edellytys, premissi
(RQ:Shakespeare All's Well)
- While the premises stand firm, 'tis impossible to shake the conclusion.
Matters previously stated or set forth; especially, that part in the beginning of a deed, the office of which is to express the grantor and grantee, and the land or thing granted or conveyed, and all that precedes the habendum; the thing demised or granted.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)
To make a premise.
To set forth beforehand, or as introductory to the main subject; to offer previously, as something to explain or aid in understanding what follows.
- I premise these particulars that the reader may know that I enter upon it as a very ungrateful task.
(quote-book)|title=The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling| passage=Having premised thus much, we will now detain those who like our bill of fare no longer from their diet, and shall proceed directly to serve up the first course of our history for their entertainment.
To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to be before something else; to employ previously.
*(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)
1794–1796, (w), ''Zoonomia''
- if venesection can be previously performed, even to but few ounces, the effect of the opium is much more certain; and still more so, if there be time to premise a brisk cathartic, or even an emetic