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1. axiom

noun. ['ˈæksiːəm'] a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits.

Synonyms

  • gnome
  • apophthegm
  • moralism
  • apothegm
  • expression
  • aphorism
  • maxim
  • saying

Antonyms

  • particular proposition

Etymology

  • axiome (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ἀξίωμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Axiom

  • abiam
  • ad-nauseum
  • alluvium
  • ammonium
  • ankerium
  • aquarium
  • atrium
  • auditorium
  • bacterium
  • barium
  • beryllium
  • byzantium
  • cadmium
  • calcium
  • capernaum
  • cesium
  • chriptosporidium
  • chromium
  • colloquium
  • compendium

How do you pronounce axiom?

Pronounce axiom as ˈæksiəm.

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Sentences with axiom


1. Noun, singular or mass
This includes the axiom that doctors should do no harm.

Quotes about axiom


1. His work seems to confirm my old axiom: it is useless to try to keep the whole body alive.
- Adolfo Bioy Casares, The Invention of Morel

2. axiom

noun. ['ˈæksiːəm'] (logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; its truth is assumed to be self-evident.

Synonyms

  • Euclidean axiom
  • Euclid's axiom
  • Euclid's postulate

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • misconstruction
  • universal
  • universal proposition

Etymology

  • axiome (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ἀξίωμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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