Proverb synonyms

prŏv'ûrb'

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An old saying, which has been overused or considered a cliché; a trite maxim.
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The Maxim gun, a British machine gun of various calibres used by the British army from 1889 until World War I.
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A usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true
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Any of various tools, either hand-operated or power-driven, having a thin metal blade or disk with a sharp, usually toothed edge, used for cutting wood, metal, or other hard materials.
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The definition of a saying is something that has been said, like a motto or catch phrase.
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An authoritative statement; a dogmatic saying; a maxim, an apothegm.
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A short, pithy saying (Ex.: “Brevity is the soul of wit”)
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A brief statement of a scientific principle.
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A word, phrase, or sentence chosen as expressive of the goals or ideals of a nation, group, family, etc. and inscribed on a seal, banner, coin, coat of arms, etc.
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Letters, numbers, or symbols forming words, phrases, etc., used chiefly in a text message
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A quick, witty reply
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The definition of an axiom is a universally accepted rule.
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A statement the truth of which is obvious or well known; commonplace
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(By extension) an object of scorn or derision
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The definition of an epigram is a witty short poem or statement.
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Moral is defined as a principle that governs right and wrong or the lesson of a fable.
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Of, or relating to gnomes (sententious sayings).
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Expressing much in few words; short and pithy; pointed
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A picture, book, or other form of communication using such representation.
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A trite or overused expression or idea:
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An open source, free software computer desktop environment for Unix operating systems.
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"O most gentle Jupiter! What tedious homily of love have you wearied your parishioners withal, and never cried 'Have patience, good people.'" -- Shakespeare
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The definition of a precept is a guiding principle or rule that is used to control, influence or regulate conduct.
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A phrase in wide or popular use, especially one serving as a slogan for a group or movement.
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Canaanite god of death and the underworld.
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Relating to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy.
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A short, simple story, usually of an occurrence of a familiar kind, from which a moral or religious lesson may be drawn
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Find another word for proverb. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for proverb, like: adage, maxim, words, saw, saying, dictum, apothegm, word, aphorism, motto and text.