An established rule, principle, or law.
A moral implication or moral lesson taught by a fable, event, etc.
A rule or direction, as in technical matters
The definition of an adage is a saying that has come to be accepted as truth over time.
A short, pithy saying (Ex.: “Brevity is the soul of wit”)
A person or thing that has become commonly recognized as a type of specified characteristics; byword
The definition of a motto is a phrase or quote that is representative of a person or brand's ideals and values.
A cutting tool, of various shapes and sizes and worked by hand or machinery, consisting essentially of a thin blade or disk of metal, usually steel, the edge of which is a series of sharp teeth
(Law) A judge's remark or observation on some point of law which is not essential to the case in question, hence not binding as a legal precedent
The Maxim gun, a British machine gun of various calibres used by the British army from 1889 until World War I.
The definition of a saying is something that has been said, like a motto or catch phrase.
A usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true
A tersely phrased statement of a truth or opinion; an adage.
Find another word for aphorism. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for aphorism, like: saying, axiom, epigraph, moral, precept, apophthegm, adage, apothegm, proverb, epigram and motto.