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  • as inheading
  • as inhypothesis

synonyms for lemma

  • caption
  • description
  • descriptor
  • headline
  • label
  • legend
  • rubric
  • assumption
  • axiom
  • conclusion
  • conjecture
  • explanation
  • guess
  • inference
  • interpretation
  • premise
  • proposition
  • rationale
  • supposition
  • theorem
  • thesis
  • antecedent
  • assignment
  • attribution
  • basis
  • belief
  • condition
  • data
  • deduction
  • demonstration
  • derivation
  • foundation
  • ground
  • layout
  • philosophy
  • plan
  • position
  • postulate
  • presupposition
  • principle
  • proposal
  • reason
  • scheme
  • speculation
  • suggestion
  • surmise
  • system
  • term
  • apriority
  • shot in the dark
  • starting point
  • tentative law
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How to use lemma in a sentence

While working on one of them, Morel realized her proof called for a lemma — a type of short steppingstone result — that mathlib didn’t have.
BUILDING THE MATHEMATICAL LIBRARY OF THE FUTUREKEVIN HARTNETTOCTOBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Some American Authors have recently adopted for the flowering glume the term lemma introduced by Piper.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
The method of exhaustion used, for the purpose of proof by reductio ad absurdum, the lemma proved in Eucl.
THE LEGACY OF GREECEVARIOUS
His apparatus is the first to supply a lemma for each variant reading reported, and is clear and easy to read.
THE LAST POEMS OF OVIDOVID
The lemma in his note is Oratesque, the reading of Daniel Heinsius' edition.
THE LAST POEMS OF OVIDOVID
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WORDS RELATED TO LEMMA

  • caption
  • description
  • descriptor
  • headline
  • label
  • legend
  • lemma
  • rubric
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.