- (obvious) evident without proof or argument

Synonyms:**axiomatical**,**self-evident**,**taken for granted**[predicate]. Similar to:**obvious** - (aphoristic) containing aphorisms or maxims

Synonyms:**aphoristic**,**axiomatical**. - (postulational) of, relating to, or derived from axioms

Synonyms:**axiomatical**,**postulational**.

Greek *axiomatikos*, from *axioma* (genitive *axiomatos*); see "axiom". Form...

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any set of axioms from which some or all axioms can be used in conjunction to logically derive theorems. A mathematical theory consists of an axiomatic system and all its derived theorems. An axiomatic system that is completely described is a special... (42 of 1884 words)

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In mathematics, an "axiomatic" theory is one based on axioms | Axiomatic (story collection), a collection of short stories by Greg Egan | Axiomatic (album), a 2005 album by Australian band Taxiride | Axiom (disambiguation) (32 of 84 words, 4 definitions)

relating to or resembling an axiom; self-evident | containing maxims; aphoristic | (of a logical system) consisting of a set of axioms from which ... (22 of 432 words, 3 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

taken for granted; "self-evident" | based on or involving an axiom or system of axioms (14 of 123 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

self-evident or unquestionable | [math] : relating to or containing axioms (10 of 68 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

obviously true and therefore not needing to be proved (9 of 45 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

Of, relating to, or resembling an axiom; self-evident (8 of 38 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

Evident without proof or argument. | Of or pertaining to an axiom. | [informal] Obvious. (13 of 35 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples)

generally believed to be obvious or true (7 of 33 words, pronunciations)

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pertaining to or of the nature of an axiom; self-evident; obvious. | aphoristic (12 of 20 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

of or like an axiom | self-evident or aphoristic (8 of 17 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

self-evidently true, or universally accepted as being true | consisting of or based on axioms (14 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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First use: 1797

Origin: Greek *axiomatikos*, from *axioma* (genitive *axiomatos*); see "axiom". Form *axiomatical* is attested from 1580s.

First use: late 18th century

Origin: Greek *axiōmatikos*, from *axiōma* "what is thought fitting" (see "axiom")

First use: 1797

Origin: Middle Greek *axiōmatikos*, from Greek, honorable, from *axiōmat-*, *axiōma*

Origin: Ancient Greek *ἀξιωματικός* (*aksiōmatikos*), in turn from *ἀξίωμα* (*aksiōma*)

First use: Late 18th century

Origin: Greek *axiōmatikos* from stem of *axiōma*

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