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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school;
[syn: doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ism \Ism\, n. [See ism, above.] A doctrine or theory; especially, a wild or visionary theory. --E. Everett. [1913 Webster] The world grew light-headed, and forth came a spawn of isms which no man can number. --S. G. Goodrich. Ismaelian
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

-ism \-ism\ [F. -isme, or L. -ismus, Gr. ?.] A suffix indicating an act, a process, the result of an act or a process, a state; also, a characteristic (as a theory, doctrine, idiom, etc.); as, baptism, galvanism, organism, hypnotism, socialism, sensualism, Anglicism. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ism n 1: a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school [syn: doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "ism": Weltanschauung, adherents, articles of religion, catechism, church, class, communion, confession, credenda, credo, creed, cult, cultism, denomination, disciples, doctrinal statement, faith, followers, formulated belief, gospel, ideology, mystique, order, persuasion, political faith, political philosophy, religion, school, sect, system of belief, world view
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ISM Industrial, Science, Medical [ = 2,4 GHz ] (WLAN)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ISM InterSystems M (MUMPS, InterSytems)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ISM Intel Server Management (Intel)