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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. principle: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. principle: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. principle: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. principle: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. principle: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. principle: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Principle, principle: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. principle: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. principle: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. principle: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. principle: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. principle: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. principle: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. principle: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. principle: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. principle: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Principle (chemistry), Principle (disambiguation), Principle, The Principle: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Principle: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. principle: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. principle: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. principle: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. principle: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. principle: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  24. principle: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. principle: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  26. principle: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. principle: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  28. principle: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. principle: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. principle: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. principle: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. Principle: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. principle: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Principle: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. principle: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. Principle: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  4. Principle (philosophy), principle: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. principle: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Principle (philosophy), principle: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. principle: Sound Alike Words [home, info]
  2. principle: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Principle (philosophy), principle: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. principle: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  2. principle: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Principle: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. principle: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Principle: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (principle)

noun:  a basic truth or law or assumption ("The principles of democracy")
noun:  a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system ("The principle of the conservation of mass")
noun:  a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct ("Their principles of composition characterized all their works")
noun:  a rule or standard especially of good behavior ("A man of principle")
noun:  rule of personal conduct
noun:  (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature) ("The principles of internal-combustion engines")

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