[ on-tl-oj-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌɒn tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl /
of or relating to ontology, the branch of metaphysics that studies the nature of existence or being as such; metaphysical: Some of the U.S. founders held an ontological belief in natural rights.
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Sometimes on·to·log·ic, on·tol·o·gis·tic.
OTHER WORDS FROM ontologicalnon·on·to·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·on·to·log·i·cal, adjective
Words nearby ontological
Definition for ontologic (2 of 2)
[ on-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ɒnˈtɒl ə dʒi /
the branch of metaphysics that studies the nature of existence or being as such.
OTHER WORDS FROM ontologyon·to·log·i·cal [on-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌɒn tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, on·to·log·ic, on·tol·o·gis·tic [on-tol-uh-jis-tik] /ɒnˌtɒl əˈdʒɪs tɪk/, adjectiveon·tol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ontologic
/ (ɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ) /
philosophy the branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being
logic the set of entities presupposed by a theory
Derived forms of ontologyontological, adjectiveontologically, adverb
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