The definition of a theorem is an idea that can be proven or shown as true.noun
An example of a theorem is the idea that mixing yellow and red make orange.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a proposition that is not self-evident but that can be proved from accepted premises and so is established as a law or principle
- an expression of relations in an equation or formula
- Math., Physics a proposition embodying something to be proved
Origin: < Fr or L: Fr théorème < L theorema < Gr theōrēma < theōrein, to look at, view < theoros, spectator: for IE base see theater
- theorematic adjective
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- An idea that has been demonstrated as true or is assumed to be so demonstrable.
- Mathematics A proposition that has been or is to be proved on the basis of explicit assumptions.
Origin: Late Latin theōrēma, from Greek, from theōrein, to look at, from theōros, spectator; see theory.
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- An idea that is demonstrably true or is assumed to be so.
- A mathematical proposition that has been or is to be proved on the basis of explicit assumptions.
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