Another word for principle


precept, principle - rule of personal conduct

principle - a rule or standard especially of good behavior

Example:- a man of principle

principle, rule - a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system

Example:- the principle of the conservation of mass

principle - a basic truth or law or assumption

Example:- the principles of democracy

principle, rule - a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

Example:- their principles of composition characterized all their works

principle, rationale - (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)

Example:- the rationale for capital punishment

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Source : WordNet