axiom
playSimple Definition of axiom

: a rule or principle that many people accept as true
Examples of axiom
one of the key axioms of the theory of evolution
Origin of axiom
Latin axioma, from Greek axiōma, literally, something worthy, from axioun to think worthy, from axios worth, worthy; akin to Greek agein to weigh, drive — more at agent
First Known Use: 15th century
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