## theorem

noun

### 1 theorem

A proposition deducible from basic postulates.

Roget 454:
subject of thought,
material for thought;
food for the mind,
mental pabulum.
subject,
subject matter;
matter,
theme,
noemata* [Gr.]*,
topic,
what it is about,
thesis,
text,
business,
affair,
matter in hand,
argument;
motion,
resolution;
head,
chapter;
case,
point;
proposition,
theorem;
field of inquiry;
moot point,
problem
*etc.*
*(question)*
**461**.
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Roget 496:
maxim,
aphorism;
apothegm,
apophthegm^{†};
dictum,
saying,
adage,
saw,
proverb;
sentence,
mot* [Fr.]*,
motto,
word,
byword,
moral,
phylactery,
protasis^{†}.
axiom,
theorem,
scholium^{†},
truism,
postulate.
first principles,
a priori fact,
assumption
*(supposition)*
**514**.
reflection
*etc.*
*(idea)*
**453**;
conclusion
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*etc.*
*(judgment)*
**480**;
golden rule
*etc.*
*(precept)*
**697**;
principle,
principia* [Lat.]*;
profession of faith
*etc.*
*(belief)*
**484**;
settled principle,
accepted principle,
formula.
accepted fact.
received truth,
wise maxim,
sage maxim,
received maxim,
admitted maxim,
recognized maxim
*&c.;*
true saying,
common saying,
hackneyed saying,
trite saying,
commonplace saying
*etc.*
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Roget 514:
supposition,
assumption,
assumed position,
postulation,
condition,
presupposition,
hypothesis,
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blue sky hypothesis,
postulate,
postulatum* [Lat.]*,
theory;
thesis,
theorem;
data;
proposition,
position;
proposal
*etc.*
*(plan)*
**626**;
presumption
*etc.*
*(belief)*
**484**;
divination.
conjecture;
guess,
guesswork,
speculation;
rough guess,
shot,
shot in the dark* [Coll.]*;
conjecturality^{†};
surmise,
suspicion,
sneaking suspicion;
estimate,
approximation
*(nearness)*
**197**.
inkling,
suggestion,
hint,
intimation,
notion,
impression;
bare supposition,
vague supposition,
loose supposition,
loose suggestion.
association of ideas,
*(analogy)*
514.1;
metonym* [Gramm.]*,
metonymy* [Gramm.]*,
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simile
*(metaphor)*
**521**.
conceit,
idea,
thought;
original idea,
invention
*(imagination)*
**515**.
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Dutch: theorema

Polish: twierdzenie

### 2 theorem

An idea accepted as a demonstrable truth.

Dutch: theorema

Polish: teoremat

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