### What is another word for **theorem**?

# Synonyms for theorem

ˈθi ər əm, ˈθɪər əmthe·o·rem

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### Wiktionary

theoremnoun

**Synonyms:**

lemma, statement, proposition, conjecturetheoremnoun

A mathematical statement of some importance that has been proven to be true. Minor theorems are often called propositions. Theorems which are not very interesting in themselves but are an essential part of a bigger theorem's proof are called lemmas

**Synonyms:**

proposition, lemma, conjecture, statementtheoremnoun

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, lemmatheoremnoun

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

**Synonyms:**

conjecture, statement, lemma, proposition

### Princeton's WordNet

theoremnoun

a proposition deducible from basic postulates

theoremnoun

an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

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### Dictionary of English Synonymes

theoremnoun

**Synonyms:**

proposition (*to be demonstrated*), position, dictum, thesis

### Nicknames

List of known nicknames for "Theorem":

### Words popularity by usage frequency

ranking | word | |
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#795 | statement | |

#6942 | theorem | |

#8738 | proposition | |

#10580 | lemma | |

#22736 | conjecture |

### How to use theorem in a sentence?

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.To state a

**theorem**and then to show examples is literally to teach backwards.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.

## Translations for **theorem**

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- مبرهنةArabic
- теоремаBulgarian
- teoremaCatalan, Valencian
- teoréma, teorém, větaCzech
- Satz, TheoremGerman
- θεώρημαGreek
- teoremoEsperanto
- conjetura, suposición, especulación, teoría, teoremaSpanish
- lause, teoreema, olettamusFinnish
- théorèmeFrench
- משפטHebrew
- प्रमेयHindi
- tételHungarian
- թեորեմArmenian
- teoremaItalian
- 定理Japanese
- theōrēmaLatin
- теоремаMacedonian
- stelling, theoremaDutch
- twierdzeniePolish
- teoremaPortuguese
- теоремаRussian
- теорема, teoremaSerbo-Croatian
- teoremSwedish
- teoremTurkish
- теоремаUkrainian

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