Definition/Meaning | Word/Phrase |
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argument, to cite as example or proof in | adduce |

discussant who offers an example or a reason or a proof | adducer |

citing as evidence or proof | adducing |

religion on the basis that there is no proof that God exists, rejection of | agnosticism |

Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040) | Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham , al-Haytham , Alhacen , Alhazen , Ibn al-Haytham |

set forth without proof | allege |

state without proof | allege |

declare without proof | allege |

claim without or before proof | allege |

proof, supposed but without | alleged , hypothetical |

Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God | Anselm , Saint Anselm , St. Anselm |

unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence | article of faith , conviction , strong belief |

(logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; its truth is assumed to be self-evident | axiom |

proof, self-evident | axiomatic |

obvious and needing no proof | axiomatic , self-evident , self-explanatory |

demand for proof | challenge |

demand proof | challenge |

additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct | check , confirmation , substantiation , verification |

proof for another proposition, proposition that follows using existing | corollary |

(logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition | corollary |

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