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SELF-EVIDENT TRUTH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does self-evident truth mean? 

SELF-EVIDENT TRUTH (noun)
  The noun SELF-EVIDENT TRUTH has 1 sense:

1. an assumption that is basic to an argument

  Familiarity information: SELF-EVIDENT TRUTH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SELF-EVIDENT TRUTH (noun)


Sense 1self-evident truth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An assumption that is basic to an argument

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

basic assumption; constatation; self-evident truth

Hypernyms ("self-evident truth" is a kind of...):

assumption; supposal; supposition (a hypothesis that is taken for granted)


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