Synonyms for Axiom:
n.binomial, catchphrase, battle cry, cite, cheer, citation. postulate. universal, fundamental, order, law. •axiom (noun)
precept, truth, adage, maxim, fundamental, dictum, byword, principle.
instruction, proverb, policy, bidding, ordinance, moral, credo, code, edict, saw, principle, saying, precept, teaching, motto, catchword, rule, doctrine, byword, directive, dictum, adage.
mantra, maxim, cliche.
dictum, fundamental, moral, proverb, truth, law, precept, saying, theorem, postulate, adage, maxim.
dissertation, point, theme, exposition, concept, hypothesis, assertion, contention, subject, issue, matter, query, question, argument, basis, opinion, belief, motif, topic, presumption, conjecture, theorem, postulation, problem, premise, position, essay, thesis, text, paradigm, statement, inference, assumption, idea, consideration.
definiteness, rightness, fact, honesty, verity, authenticity, matter-of-factness, certainty, truth, gospel, veracity, proof, absoluteness.
Usage examples for axiom
It may be safely assumed as an axiom in the government of states that the greatest wrongs inflicted upon a people are caused by unjust and arbitrary legislation, or by the unrelenting decrees of despotic rulers, and that the timely revocation of injurious and oppressive measures is the greatest good that can be conferred upon a nation. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various