Tao

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Tao

noun \ˈda, ˈta\

: the source and guiding principle of all reality according to Taoism

Full Definition of TAO

1
a :  the unconditional and unknowable source and guiding principle of all reality as conceived by Taoists
b :  the process of nature by which all things change and which is to be followed for a life of harmony
2
often not capitalized :  the path of virtuous conduct as conceived by Confucians
3
often not capitalized :  the art or skill of doing something in harmony with the essential nature of the thing <the Tao of archery>

Origin of TAO

Chinese (Beijing) dào, literally, way
First Known Use: 1736

Rhymes with TAO

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