Found 3 items, similar to principle.
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n 1: a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can
be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct; “their
principles of composition characterized all their works”
2: a rule or standard especially of good behavior; “a man of
; “he will not violate his principles”
3: a basic truth or law or assumption; “the principles of
4: a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the
function of a complex system; “the principle of the
conservation of mass”
; “the principle of jet propulsion”
“the right-hand rule for inductive fields”
5: rule of personal conduct [syn: precept
6: (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially
an explanation of the working of some device in terms of
laws of nature); “the rationale for capital punishment”
“the principles of internal-combustion engines”
English → English
, n. [F. principe, L. principium
beginning, foundation, fr. princeps, -cipis. See Prince
1. Beginning; commencement. [Obs.]
Doubting sad end of principle unsound. --Spenser.
2. A source, or origin; that from which anything proceeds;
fundamental substance or energy; primordial substance;
ultimate element, or cause.
The soul of man is an active principle. --Tillotson.
3. An original faculty or endowment.
Nature in your principles hath set [benignity].
Those active principles whose direct and ultimate
object is the communication either of enjoyment or
4. A fundamental truth; a comprehensive law or doctrine, from
which others are derived, or on which others are founded;
a general truth; an elementary proposition; a maxim; an
axiom; a postulate.
Therefore, leaving the principles of the doctrine of
Christ, let us go on unto perfection. --Heb. vi. 1.
A good principle, not rightly understood, may prove
as hurtful as a bad. --Milton.
5. A settled rule of action; a governing law of conduct; an
opinion or belief which exercises a directing influence on
the life and behavior; a rule (usually, a right rule) of
conduct consistently directing one's actions; as, a person
of no principle.
All kinds of dishonesty destroy our pretenses to an
honest principle of mind. --Law.
6. (Chem.) Any original inherent constituent which
characterizes a substance, or gives it its essential
properties, and which can usually be separated by
analysis; -- applied especially to drugs, plant extracts,
Cathartine is the bitter, purgative principle of
, Principle of contradiction
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, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Principled
pr. & vb. n. Principling
To equip with principles; to establish, or fix, in certain
principles; to impress with any tenet, or rule of conduct,
good or ill.
Governors should be well principled. --L'Estrange.
Let an enthusiast be principled that he or his teacher
is inspired. --Locke.