### Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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**Theorem**(Page: 1496)

**The"o*rem** `(?)`, `n.`

**1.**

Not theories, buttheorems(), the intelligible products of contemplation, intellectual objects in the mind, and of and for the mind exclusively.Coleridge.

By thetheorems, Which your polite and terser gallants practice, I re-refine the court, and civilize Their barbarous natures.Massinger.

**2.** *&hand; A theorem* is something to be proved, and is thus distinguished from a

*problem*, which is something to be solved. In analysis, the term is sometimes applied to a rule, especially a rule or statement of relations expressed in a formula or by symbols; as, the binomial

*theorem*; Taylor's

*theorem*. See the Note under Proposition,

`n.`, 5. Binomial theorem.

**Theorem**(Page: 1496)

**The"o*rem**, `v. t.`