Definition of axiomatize in English:

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axiomatize

Pronunciation: /ˌaksɪˈɒmətʌɪz/
(also axiomatise)

verb

[with object]
Express (a theory) as a set of axioms: the attempts that are made to axiomatize linguistics
More example sentences
  • Many other mathematicians attempted to axiomatise set theory.
  • Rather it prompted him to make the first attempt to axiomatise set theory and he began this task in 1905.
  • Italian mathematician Giuseppe Peano axiomatized the mathematical theory of natural numbers.

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