axiomatic

axiomatic
adjective Etymology: Middle Greek axiōmatikos, from Greek, honorable, from axiōmat-, axiōma Date: 1797 1. taken for granted ; self-evident <
an axiomatic truth
>
2. based on or involving an axiom or system of axioms <
axiomatic set theory
>
axiomatically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • axiomatic — AXIOMÁTIC, Ă, axiomatici, ce, adj., s.f. 1. adj. Care se întemeiază pe o axiomă; care are caracter de axiomă. 2. s.f. Disciplină care studiază înlănţuirea corectă a axiomelor. [pr.: xi o ]. – Din fr. axiomatique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007 …   Dicționar Român

  • Axiomatic — Ax i*o*mat ic, Axiomatical Ax i*o*mat ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to an axiom; having the nature of an axiom; self evident; characterized by axioms. Axiomatical truth. Johnson. [1913 Webster] The stores of axiomatic wisdom. I. Taylor.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • axiomatic — I adjective a priori, absolute, aphoristic, apodictic, apparent, ascertained, assured, beyond all question, beyond dispute, categorical, certain, decided, decisive, definite, determinate, doubtless, incontestable, incontrovertible, indubious,… …   Law dictionary

  • axiomatic — (adj.) 1797, from Gk. axiomatikos, from axioma (gen. axiomatos); see AXIOM (Cf. axiom). Form axiomatical is attested from 1580s …   Etymology dictionary

  • axiomatic — [adj] understood; aphoristic absolute, accepted, aphoristic, apothegmatic, assumed, certain, fundamental, given, indubitable, manifest, obvious, presupposed,proverbial, self evident, unquestioned; concept 529 Ant. misunderstood, questionable,… …   New thesaurus

  • axiomatic — [ak΄sē ə mat′ik] adj. [Gr axiōmatikos] 1. of or like an axiom 2. self evident or aphoristic axiomatically adv …   English World dictionary

  • axiomatic —    by Alberto Toscano   A term used to define the operation of contemporary capitalism within the universal history and general semiology proposed by Deleuze and Guattari in A Thousand Plateaus. Originating in the discourse of science and… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • axiomatic —    by Alberto Toscano   A term used to define the operation of contemporary capitalism within the universal history and general semiology proposed by Deleuze and Guattari in A Thousand Plateaus. Originating in the discourse of science and… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • Axiomatic — * In mathematics, an axiomatic theory is one based on axioms. * Axiomatic is a collection of short stories by Greg Egan. * Axiomatic is a 2005 album by Australian band Taxiride.ee also* Axiom (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • axiomatic — adjective a) Evident without proof or argument. The students nodded, emphatically agreeing with a statement which upwards of sixty two thousand repetitions in the dark had made them accept, not merely as true, but as axiomatic, self evident,… …   Wiktionary

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