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platonic British & World English

(Of love or friendship) intimate and affectionate but not sexual

Platonic British & World English

Of or associated with the Greek philosopher Plato or his ideas

platonic English Thesaurus

our relationship is purely platonic

Platonic New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

of the Greek philosopher Plato (c.429–c.347 bc)

Platonic solid British & World English

One of five regular solids (a tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, or icosahedron)

Platonic body in Platonic solid British & World English

One of five regular solids (a tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, or icosahedron)

realism British & World English

The doctrine that universals or abstract concepts have an objective or absolute existence. The theory that universals have their own reality is sometimes called Platonic realism because it was first outlined by Plato’s doctrine of ‘forms’ or ideas

Platonic realism in realism British & World English

The doctrine that universals or abstract concepts have an objective or absolute existence. The theory that universals have their own reality is sometimes called Platonic realism because it was first outlined by Plato’s doctrine of ‘forms’ or ideas