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principle

synonym (synonym of principle)

  • (noun.cognition)
    a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    rule of personal conduct (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature) (noun.cognition)
     

hypernym (principle IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature) (noun.cognition)
    thought that makes something comprehensible (noun.cognition)
     
  • a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct (noun.cognition)
    an idea or conclusion having general application (noun.cognition)
     
  • a basic truth or law or assumption (noun.cognition)
    a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society (noun.cognition)
     
  • a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system (noun.cognition)
    a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature (noun.cognition)
     
  • a rule or standard especially of good behavior (noun.cognition)
    an ideal accepted by some individual or group (noun.cognition)
     
  • rule of personal conduct (noun.communication)
    prescribed guide for conduct or action (noun.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF principle relation)

  • (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature) (noun.cognition)
    a rationale for dialectical materialism based on change through the conflict of opposing forces (noun.cognition)
     
  • a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct (noun.cognition)
    a fundamental principle or practice (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    rules in Chinese philosophy that govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns of yin and yang and the flow of energy (qi); the f more.. (noun.cognition)
     
  • a basic truth or law or assumption (noun.cognition)
    a guiding principle (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    principles from which other truths can be derived (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the principles that guide reasoning within a given field or situation (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    (psychoanalysis) the governing principle of the id; the principle that an infant seeks gratification and fails to distinguish fantasy from reality (noun.cognition)
     
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    (psychoanalysis) the governing principle of the ego; the principle that as a child grows it becomes aware of the real environment and the need to acco more.. (noun.cognition)
     
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    the principle of revolt against constituted authority (noun.cognition)
     
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    (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the ultimate principle of the universe (noun.cognition)
     
  • a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system (noun.cognition)
    a principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the principle that if any change is imposed on a system that is in equilibrium then the system tends to adjust to a new equilibrium counteracting the more.. (noun.cognition)
     
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    (economics) the principle that when two kinds of money having the same denominational value are in circulation the intrinsically more valuable money w more.. (noun.cognition)
     
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    (physics) the principle that a measured quantity of mass is equivalent (according to relativity theory) to a measured quantity of energy (noun.cognition)
     
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    rule for calculating an expected delivery date; subtract three months from the first day of the last menstrual period and add seven days to that date (noun.cognition)
     
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    the principle that entities should not be multiplied needlessly; the simplest of two competing theories is to be preferred (noun.cognition)
     
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    (physics) the principle that an observer has no way of distinguishing whether his laboratory is in a uniform gravitational field or is in an accelerat more.. (noun.cognition)
     
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    (hydrostatics) the volume of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the volume of the displaced fluid (noun.cognition)
     
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    the displacement of any point due to the superposition of wave systems is equal to the sum of the displacements of the individual waves at that point (noun.cognition)
     
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    (geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest (noun.cognition)
     
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    (neurology) the principle that the cortex of the brain operates as a coordinated system with large masses of neural tissue involved in all complex fun more.. (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body (noun.cognition)
     
  • a rule or standard especially of good behavior (noun.cognition)
    a principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the principles and ideals associated with classical Greek civilization (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an ethical or moral principle that inhibits action (noun.cognition)
     
  • rule of personal conduct (noun.communication)
    a principle that takes precedent over the laws of society (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the principle that conduct should be moral (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a principle stating the action required to attain a desired goal (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a commercial principle that without a warranty the buyer takes upon himself the risk of quality (noun.communication)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.communication)
    a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from principle)

  • (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature) (noun.cognition)
    reason methodologically and logically (verb.cognition)
     

domain category (principle is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.group)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation domain category rule precept rationale explanation law law of nature generalisation value dialectics dictate basic principle basics logic pleasure principle ethic ethical code ratiocinate jurisprudence law

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