Definition of Axiom:

  1. A statement or proposition which is regarded as being established, accepted, or self-evidently true.

  2. Preposition that is taken to be true within a theorys framework whether or not true in fact for the sake of argument or inference. In comparison, an assumption is accepted as true only on the basis of verifiable evidence.

  3. Principle universally accepted within a practice or subject area on the basis of its self-evident truth or intrinsic merit.

Synonyms of Axiom

A belief, A priori principle, A priori truth, Absolute fact, Accepted fact, Actual fact, Adage, Admitted fact, Affirmation, Ana, Analects, Aphorism, Apothegm, Apriorism, Article of faith, Assertion, Assumed position, Assumption, Bald fact, Bare fact, Basis, Brocard, Brutal fact, Byword, Canon, Catchword, Categorical proposition, Center, Circumstance, Cold fact, Collected sayings, Conceded fact, Conjecture, Core, Current saying, Data, Datum, Demonstrable fact, Dictate, Dictum, Distich, Doctrine, Dogma, Elixir, Empirical fact, Epigram, Essence, Essential, Established fact, Expression, Fact, Fact of experience, First principles, Flower, Focus, Formula, Foundation, Fundamental, Gist, Given fact, Gnome, Golden rule, Golden saying, Gravamen, Ground, Guesswork, Hard fact, Heart, Hypostasis, Hypothesis, Hypothesis ad hoc, Indisputable fact, Inescapable fact, Inference, Inner essence, Kernel, Law, Lemma, Major premise, Marrow, Matter of fact, Maxim, Meat, Minor premise, Moral, Mot, Motto, Naked fact, Not guesswork, Not opinion, Nub, Nucleus, Nuts and bolts, Oracle, Philosopheme, Philosophical proposition, Phrase, Pith, Pithy saying, Plain, Position, Positive fact, Postulate, Postulation, Postulatum, Precept, Premise, Prescript, Presumption, Presupposal, Presupposition, Principium, Principle, Proposition, Propositional function, Provable fact, Proverb, Proverbial saying, Proverbs, Quid, Quiddity, Quintessence, Rule, Salient fact, Sap, Saw, Saying, Self-evident fact, Self-evident truth, Sentence, Sententious expression, Set of postulates, Settled principle, Significant fact, Simple fact, Sloka, Sober fact, Soul, Spirit, Statement, Stock saying, Stubborn fact, Stuff, Substance, Sumption, Supposal, Supposing, Supposition, Surmise, Sutra, Teaching, Tenet, Text, The case, The nitty-gritty, Theorem, Thesis, Truism, Truth, Truth table, Truth-function, Truth-value, Undeniable fact, Universal truth, Verse, Well-known fact, Wisdom, Wisdom literature, Wise saying, Witticism, Word, Words of wisdom, Working hypothesis, Accepted truth, General truth, Dictum, Truism, Principle

How to use Axiom in a sentence?

  1. The axiom that supply equals demand.

Meaning of Axiom & Axiom Definition