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Wordnet 3.0


1. evident without proof or argument;
- Example: "an axiomatic truth"
- Example: "we hold these truths to be self-evident"
[syn: axiomatic, self-evident, taken for granted(p)]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Self-evident \Self`-ev"i*dent\, a. Evident without proof or reasoning; producing certainty or conviction upon a bare presentation to the mind; as, a self-evident proposition or truth. -- Self`-ev"i*dent*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "self-evident": absolute, actual, admitting no question, apparent, axiomatic, clear, clear as crystal, clear-cut, confirmable, crystal-clear, definite, demonstrable, demonstratable, discernible, distinct, evident, explicit, express, factual, historical, inappealable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, inescapable, irrefragable, irrefutable, manifest, noticeable, observable, obvious, open-and-shut, palpable, patent, perceivable, perceptible, perspicuous, plain, plain as day, provable, proverbial, real, seeable, self-explaining, self-explanatory, tangible, testable, to be seen, true, unanswerable, unconfutable, undeniable, unimpeachable, unmistakable, unquestionable, unrefutable, verifiable, visible