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.
Sometimes on·to·log·ic, on·tol·o·gis·tic.
Origin of ontology
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philosophy the branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being
logic the set of entities presupposed by a theory
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