## Synonyms for *axiom*

- adage
- aphorism
- dictum
- maxim
- precept
- proverb
- theorem
- apothegm
- device
- fundamental
- law
- moral
- postulate
- proposition
- saying
- truism
- truth

## Antonyms for *axiom*

## EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AXIOM

It is an axiom in all progress that the more we conquer the more easily we conquer.

That the half may be better than the whole in travel is an axiom verified every day.

In the practice of law this axiom is not yet generally accepted.

It's an axiom, I think, that to heighten a nation's wisdom you must lower its franchise.

So convinced am I of the truth of this axiom, that I should not die easy if I had not told it.

I am able, as well as any man, to verify the truth of this axiom.

The axiom was a favourite with his father, who had sickened him with it.

That is an axiom I have frequently heard fall from the lips of my dear mistress.

It is an axiom with us that the King never dies, being a Corporation sole.

Now, it has come to be an axiom that "any one can take a trench but few can hold one."

## RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR AXIOM

### aphorism

nounsaying expressing a belief, often true### basis

nounfoundation for belief, action- antecedent
- assumption
- authority
- axiom
- backbone
- background
- backing
- base
- bedrock
- cause
- center
- chief ingredient
- core
- crux
- data
- dictum
- essence
- essential
- evidence
- explanation
- footing
- fundamental
- hard fact
- heart
- infrastructure
- justification
- keynote
- keystone
- law
- nexus
- nucleus
- postulate
- premise
- presumption
- presupposition
- principal element
- principle
- proof
- reason
- root
- rudiment
- sanction
- security
- source
- substratum
- support
- theorem
- theory
- underpinning
- warrant

### belief

nounputting regard in as true- acceptance
- admission
- assent
- assumption
- assurance
- avowal
- axiom
- certainty
- conclusion
- confidence
- conjecture
- conviction
- credence
- credit
- deduction
- divination
- expectation
- faith
- fancy
- feeling
- guess
- hope
- hypothesis
- idea
- impression
- intuition
- judgment
- knowledge
- mind
- mindset
- notion
- opinion
- persuasion
- position
- postulation
- presumption
- presupposition
- profession
- reliance
- supposition
- surmise
- suspicion
- theorem
- theory
- thesis
- thinking
- trust
- understanding
- view