Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Maxim

31 August 2020 The Mirror Classic

We have 18 answers for the crossword clue Maxim. We last saw the 'Maxim' clue in The Mirror Classic on Saturday, 19 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
  • English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

SAW

A power tool for cutting wood

5 Letters

ADAGE

A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

AXIOM

(logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; its truth is assumed to be self-evident

DOGMA

A religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

GNOME

A short pithy saying expressing a general truth

MOTTO

A favorite saying of a sect or political group

TENET

A religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

6 Letters

DICTUM

An authoritative declaration

OLDSAW

SAYING

A word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"

7 Letters

OLD SAW

PRECEPT

Rule of personal conduct

PROVERB

A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

8 Letters

APHORISM

A short pithy instructive saying

9 Letters

PRINCIPLE

A basic truth or law or assumption; "the principles of democracy"

10 Letters

APOPHTHEGM

A short pithy instructive saying

14 Letters

PITHYPRINCIPLE

20 Letters

SIRHIRAMSTEVENSMAXIM

English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)

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