theorem

Pronunciation

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /ˈθiː.ə.ɹəm/, /ˈθɪəɹ.əm/

**theorem** (*plural* theorems)

- (
*mathematics*) A mathematical statement of some importance that has been proven to be true. Minor theorems are often called*propositions*. Theorems which are not very interesting in themselves but are an essential part of a bigger theorem's proof are called*lemmas*. - (
*mathematics, colloquial, nonstandard*) A mathematical statement that is expected to be true- ''Fermat's Last Theorem was known thus long before it was proved in the 1990s.

- (
*logic*) A syntactically correct expression that is deducible from the given axioms of a deductive system.

- (
*proven statement*) lemma, proposition, statement - (
*unproven statement*) conjecture - See also Thesaurus:statement

- French: théorème
- German: Theorem, Satz
- Italian: teorema
- Portuguese: teorema
- Russian: теоре́ма
- Spanish: teorema

- French: théorème
- German: Theorem, Satz
- Portuguese: conjectura
- Russian: теоре́ма
- Spanish: teoría, conjetura, suposición, especulación,

**theorem** (theorems, *present participle* theoreming; *past and past participle* theoremed)

- (
*transitive*) To formulate into a theorem.

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