Definition of Maxim

Maxim n. means: An established principle or proposition; a condensed proposition of important practical truth; an axiom of practical wisdom; an adage; a proverb; an aphorism.

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Maxim n. means: An established principle or proposition; a condensed proposition of important practical truth; an axiom of practical wisdom; an adage; a proverb; an aphorism.

Meaning of Maxim

Maxim (n.) means: An established principle or proposition; a condensed proposition of important practical truth; an axiom of practical wisdom; an adage; a proverb; an aphorism.

More meanings / definitions of Maxim or words, sentences containing Maxim?

Saw (v. t.): A saying; a proverb; a maxim.

Gnome (n.): A brief reflection or maxim.

Protasis (n.): A proposition; a maxim.

Moralism (n.): A maxim or saying embodying a moral truth.

Dignity (n.): Fundamental principle; axiom; maxim.

Parody (n.): A popular maxim, adage, or proverb.

Sentence (n.): A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.

Maxim (n.): The longest note formerly used, equal to two longs, or four breves; a large.

Say (v. t.): A speech; something said; an expression of opinion; a current story; a maxim or proverb.

Read (v. t.): Saying; sentence; maxim; hence, word; advice; counsel. See Rede.

Sentiment (a.): A sentence, or passage, considered as the expression of a thought; a maxim; a saying; a toast.

Topical (n.): Resembling a topic, or general maxim; hence, not demonstrative, but merely probable, as an argument.

Apophthegm (n.): A short, pithy, and instructive saying; a terse remark, conveying some important truth; a sententious precept or maxim.

Aphorism (n.): A comprehensive maxim or principle expressed in a few words; a sharply defined sentence relating to abstract truth rather than to practical matters.

Proverb (n.): An old and common saying; a phrase which is often repeated; especially, a sentence which briefly and forcibly expresses some practical truth, or the result of experience and observation; a maxim; a saw; an adage.

Fitly (adv.): In a fit manner; suitably; properly; conveniently; as, a maxim fitly applied.

Law (n.): In arts, works, games, etc.: The rules of construction, or of procedure, conforming to the conditions of success; a principle, maxim; or usage; as, the laws of poetry, of architecture, of courtesy, or of whist.

Moral (n.): The inner meaning or significance of a fable, a narrative, an occurrence, an experience, etc.; the practical lesson which anything is designed or fitted to teach; the doctrine meant to be inculcated by a fiction; a maxim.

Principle (n.): A fundamental truth; a comprehensive law or doctrine, from which others are derived, or on which others are founded; a general truth; an elementary proposition; a maxim; an axiom; a postulate.

Dictate (v. t.): A statement delivered with authority; an order; a command; an authoritative rule, principle, or maxim; a prescription; as, listen to the dictates of your conscience; the dictates of the gospel.

Motto (n.): A sentence, phrase, or word, prefixed to an essay, discourse, chapter, canto, or the like, suggestive of its subject matter; a short, suggestive expression of a guiding principle; a maxim.

Maxim (n.): An established principle or proposition; a condensed proposition of important practical truth; an axiom of practical wisdom; an adage; a proverb; an aphorism.

Uncontrollable (a.): Indisputable; irrefragable; as, an uncontrollable maxim; an uncontrollable title.

Institute (a.): Hence: An elementary and necessary principle; a precept, maxim, or rule, recognized as established and authoritative; usually in the plural, a collection of such principles and precepts; esp., a comprehensive summary of legal principles and decisions; as, the Institutes of Justinian; Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England. Cf. Digest, n.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Maxim

Meaning of maxim

maxim means: a silly boy who like to play with girls

Meaning of Saw

Saw means: A saying; a proverb; a maxim.

Meaning of Gnome

Gnome means: A brief reflection or maxim.

Meaning of Protasis

Protasis means: A proposition; a maxim.

Meaning of Moralism

Moralism means: A maxim or saying embodying a moral truth.

Meaning of Dignity

Dignity means: Fundamental principle; axiom; maxim.

Meaning of Parody

Parody means: A popular maxim, adage, or proverb.

Meaning of Sentence

Sentence means: A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.

Meaning of Maxim

Maxim means: The longest note formerly used, equal to two longs, or four breves; a large.

Meaning of Say

Say means: A speech; something said; an expression of opinion; a current story; a maxim or proverb.

Meaning of Read

Read means: Saying; sentence; maxim; hence, word; advice; counsel. See Rede.

Meaning of Sentiment

Sentiment means: A sentence, or passage, considered as the expression of a thought; a maxim; a saying; a toast.

Meaning of Topical

Topical means: Resembling a topic, or general maxim; hence, not demonstrative, but merely probable, as an argument.

Meaning of Apophthegm

Apophthegm means: A short, pithy, and instructive saying; a terse remark, conveying some important truth; a sententious precept or maxim.

Meaning of Aphorism

Aphorism means: A comprehensive maxim or principle expressed in a few words; a sharply defined sentence relating to abstract truth rather than to practical matters.

Meaning of Proverb

Proverb means: An old and common saying; a phrase which is often repeated; especially, a sentence which briefly and forcibly expresses some practical truth, or the result of experience and observation; a maxim; a saw; an adage.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Cumshaw

Cumshaw means: A present or bonus; -- originally applied to that paid on ships which entered the port of Canton.

Meaning of Huer

Huer means: One who cries out or gives an alarm; specifically, a balker; a conder. See Balker.

Meaning of Lateres

Lateres means: of Later

Meaning of Mission

Mission means: Persons sent; any number of persons appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy.

Meaning of Temulence

Temulence means: Alt. of Temulency

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of tut

tut means: Noun. Rubbish, nonsense. E.g."Whatever he told you about me is just a load of tut." or "I think we need to clear up all this tut before your parents arrive."

Meaning of Farmer Giles

Farmer Giles means: Piles (Haemorrhoids)

Meaning of COKE

COKE means: Cocaine

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