premise-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: set forth as an introduction or preface

Let me premise this with the fact that it's easy to burn out these days.
Let me first premise this with a disclaimer.
Let me premise this with a quick story.
I shall premise some preliminary considerations.
Ok, let me premise this with my car is a 1994 Civic with NO A/C.
Let me premise, twelve months have flown away since the happy day.
I must premise with three circumstances.

VerbNet: establish-55.5-1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: except something as preexisting and given

Why would you premise a charge like that on her?
The exobiologists who premise that are correct.
They premise their marital decisions on the man's income.
But most, fortunately, premise their arguments on the centrality of elites.
It concerns the legal basis upon which to premise the political decision.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: premise.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3