principle[ prin-suh-puhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF principle
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRINCIPLE
As respects our House of Representatives, it would in principle be the same.
It was easily done, and without any cost or sacrifice of principle.
But every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle.
The principle involved in this effort is that of conservation.
The duties were to be reduced and the system improved, but the principle was to be maintained.
America, at its best, matches a commitment to principle with a concern for civility.
The principle of these two young ladies is proposed as an exemplar to her sex.
To some features of the Bill he was opposed, but was in favor of its principle.
Exactly what that principle was I could not at the time have said; I merely recognised it as being there.
I saw it as containing a principle that would work with me if I could work with it.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PRINCIPLE
- be-all and end-all
- bottom line
- chief constituent
- main idea
- name of game