NOUN | communication | axiom, maxim | a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits |
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communication | axiom | (logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof |

Sounds | ae'ksiyahm | |
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Rhymes | abolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm... |

Meaning | A saying that is widely accepted on its own merits. | |
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Synonym | maxim | |

Narrower | aphorism, apothegm, apophthegm | A short / short pithy instructive saying |

gnome | A short / short pithy saying expressing a general truth | |

moralism | A moral maxim | |

Broader | saying, expression, locution | A word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations |

Spanish | aforismo, axioma, máxima, sentencia | |

Catalan | axioma, màxima, sentència | |

Adjectives | axiomatic | containing aphorisms or maxims |

Meaning | (logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; its truth is assumed to be self-evident. | |
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Category | logic | The branch of philosophy that analyzes inference |

Narrower | Euclid's axiom, Euclid's postulate, Euclidean axiom | (mathematics) any of five axioms that are generally recognized as the basis for Euclidean geometry |

Broader | proposition | (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false |

Spanish | axioma | |

Catalan | axioma | |

Adjectives | axiomatic, axiomatical | of or relating to or derived from axioms |

axiomatic | evident without proof or argument |

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