HyperDic: axiom

English > 2 senses of the word axiom:
NOUNcommunicationaxiom, maxima saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
communicationaxiom(logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof
axiom > pronunciation
Soundsae'ksiyahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > axiom: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA saying that is widely accepted on its own merits.
Synonymmaxim
Narroweraphorism, apothegm, apophthegmA short / short pithy instructive saying
gnomeA short / short pithy saying expressing a general truth
moralismA moral maxim
Broadersaying, expression, locutionA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
Spanishaforismo, axioma, máxima, sentencia
Catalanaxioma, màxima, sentència
Adjectivesaxiomaticcontaining aphorisms or maxims
English > axiom: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; its truth is assumed to be self-evident.
CategorylogicThe branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
NarrowerEuclid's axiom, Euclid's postulate, Euclidean axiom(mathematics) any of five axioms that are generally recognized as the basis for Euclidean geometry
Broaderproposition(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
Spanishaxioma
Catalanaxioma
Adjectivesaxiomatic, axiomaticalof or relating to or derived from axioms
axiomaticevident without proof or argument

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