Definition of A priori:
Conclusion or judgment based on deduction, a hypothesis based on conclusions or judgments previously assumed. Latin for, from what comes before. See also a posteriori.
In a way based on theoretical deduction rather than empirical observation.
Relating to or denoting reasoning or knowledge which proceeds from theoretical deduction rather than from observation or experience.
Synonyms of A priori
Theoretically, From theory, Deductively, Scientifically, Theoretical, Deduced, Deductive, Inferred, Scientific, A fortiori, A posteriori, Analytic, Back, Backward, Categorical, Conditional, Deducible, Deductive, Derivable, Dialectic, Discursive, Dogmatic, Early, Enthymematic, Epagogic, Ex post facto, Hypothetical, Inductive, Inferential, Into the past, Maieutic, Reasoned, Retroactive, Retrospective, Soritical, Syllogistic, Synthetic
How to use A priori in a sentence?
- Sexuality may be a factor but it cannot be assumed a priori.
- A priori assumptions about human nature.
Meaning of A priori & A priori Definition