axio-, axi-

(Greek > Latin: worth, value)

1. A self-evident or universally recognized truth; a maxim; a saying which is widely accepted on its own merits.
2. An established rule, a principle, or a law.
3. A self-evident principle or one that is accepted as true without proof as the basis for argument; a postulate.
4. A basic proposition of a system that, although unproven, is used to prove the other propositions in the system.
axiomatic (ahk" see uh MAHT ik) (adjective), more axiomatic, most axiomatic
1. A reference to something that is considered self-evident, true, or obvious: It is an axiomatic reality that the whole project of the group is greater than any of its parts.
2. Relating to an undeniable belief that a situation is accurate and verifiable without an argument: It is an axiomatic conclusion that successful athletes have strong mental attitudes and bodies.
Taken for granted and needing no proof.
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Obviously true.
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axiomatical, axiomatically
1. Having the nature of an axiom; self-evident; characterized by axioms.
2. By the use of axioms; in the form of an axiom; such as, a statement or principle which is generally accepted to be true, but is not necessarily so.
3. A formal statement or principle in mathematics, science, etc., from which other statements can be obtained.