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Synonyms for theorem
ˈθi ər əm, ˈθɪər əmthe·o·rem

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  1. theoremnoun

    Synonyms:
    conjecture, lemma, statement, proposition

  2. theoremnoun

    to formulate into a theorem

    Synonyms:
    proposition, lemma, conjecture, statement

  3. theoremnoun

    A mathematical statement that is expected to be true; as, Fermat's Last Theorem (as which it was known long before it was proved in the 1990s.)

    Synonyms:
    statement, proposition, conjecture, lemma

  4. theoremnoun

    a syntactically correct expression that is deducible from the given axioms of a deductive system

    Synonyms:
    conjecture, statement, lemma, proposition

Princeton's WordNet

  1. theoremnoun

    a proposition deducible from basic postulates

  2. theoremnoun

    an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. theoremnoun

    Synonyms:
    proposition (to be demonstrated), position, dictum, thesis

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How to use theorem in a sentence?

  1. E. Kim Nebeuts:

    To state a theorem and then to show examples is literally to teach backwards.

  2. Henri Poincare:

    Thus, be it understood, to demonstrate a theorem, it is neither necessary nor even advantageous to know what it means....[A] machine might be imagined where the assumptions were put in at one end, while the theorems came out at the other, like the legendary Chicago machine where the pigs go in alive and come out transformed into hams and sausages. No more than these machines need the mathematician know what he does.

  3. David Eisenbud:

    The legend around this chalk is that it's impossible to write a false theorem using the chalk, but I think I've disproved that many times.

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