## Synonyms for theorem

*noun*

**explanation based on hypothesis and experiments**

## Antonyms for theorem

### axioms

### basis

- 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

### beliefs

## Word Origin & History

1550s, from Middle French théorème, from Late Latin theorema, from Greek theorema "spectacle, speculation," in Euclid "proposition to be proved," from theorein "to consider" (see theory).

## Example Sentences fortheorem

Plutarch mentions a doubt whether it was this problem or the theorem of Eucl.

Why, Euclid would have theorem'd it out for you at a glance at the trio.

The period passed like a moment, as theorem after theorem was disposed of.

This theorem is called generally the principle of Archimedes.

Now, to proceed in this way with what may be called Mr. Hume's theorem.

A man's life as it flows is not a theorem to which there is any one rigid solution.

Another part of the statement of the theorem may now be formulated.

In the second edition of the Natural Philosophy the theorem is attributed to Stokes.

It is not a single hypothesis or theorem, and it dwells on no new facts.

The theorem of Pascal remains still the theorem of Pascal, and will always remain so.