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1. An idea that has been demonstrated as true or is assumed to be so demonstrable.
2. Mathematics A proposition that has been or is to be proved on the basis of explicit assumptions.
[Late Latin theōrēma, from Greek, from theōrein, to look at, from theōros, spectator; see theory.]
(Logic) maths logic a statement or formula that can be deduced from the axioms of a formal system by means of its rules of inference
[C16: from Late Latin theōrēma, from Greek: something to be viewed, from theōrein to view]
theorematic, theoremic, theorematical adj
the•o•rem(ˈθi ər əm, ˈθɪər əm)
1. Math. a theoretical proposition, statement, or formula embodying something to be proved from other propositions or formulas.
2. a rule or law, esp. one expressed by an equation or formula.
3. Logic. a proposition that can be deduced from the premises or assumptions of a system.
4. an idea, method, or statement generally accepted as true or worthwhile without proof.
[1545–55; < Late Latin theōrēma < Greek theṓrēma spectacle, object of contemplation, theorem =theōrē-, variant s. of theōreîn to observe, derivative of theōrós person sent to consult an oracle, spectator + -ma resultative n. suffix]
the`o•re•mat′ic (-əˈmæt ɪk) adj.
A mathematical statement whose truth can be proved on the basis of a given set of axioms or assumptions.
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|Noun||1.||theorem - a proposition deducible from basic postulates|
binomial theorem - a theorem giving the expansion of a binomial raised to a given power
proposition - (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
|2.||theorem - an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth|
idea, thought - the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
Bayes' theorem - (statistics) a theorem describing how the conditional probability of a set of possible causes for a given observed event can be computed from knowledge of the probability of each cause and the conditional probability of the outcome of each cause
theorem[ˈθɪərəm] N (Math) → teorema m
theorem[ˈθiːərəm] n → théorème m
theorem[ˈθɪərəm] n (Math) → teorema m
especially in mathematics, something that has been or must be proved to be true by careful reasoning. a geometrical theorem. teorema نَظَرِيَّه теорема teorema das Theorem læresætning θεώρημα teorema teoreem قضیه teoreema théorèmeמשפט, טענה प्रमेय teorem (elméleti) tétel teorem, dalil (kenni)setning teorema 定理 정리, 공리 teorema teorēma teorem stellinglæresetningtwierdzenie teorema teoremă теорема (pred)postavka teorema teorem ข้อพิสูจน์ทางคณิตศาสตร์ teorem, dava （數）定理，原則 теорема رياضياتي نظريہ định lý （数）定理，法则