axiomatize

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

axiomatic +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

axiomatize ‎(third-person singular simple present axiomatizes, present participle axiomatizing, simple past and past participle axiomatized)

  1. To establish a set of axioms that describe or govern certain phenomena
    • 1998, Jean-Pierre Marquis, “Book Review: Colin McLarty. Elementary Categories, Elementary Toposes.”, in Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic[1], volume 39, number 3, page 441:
      For toposes were invented by Grothendieck in the sixties for specific purposes in algebraic geometry and algebraic topology. Later on, Lawvere and Tierney [11] axiomatized the notion of an elementary topos with the goal of providing an appropriate foundation for differential geometry.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]