Ontologic



[on-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌɒn tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/

adjective
1.
of or relating to , 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.
[on-tol-uh-jee] /ɒnˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of metaphysics that studies the nature of existence or being as such.
2.
(loosely) .
/ɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
(philosophy) the branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being
2.
(logic) the set of entities presupposed by a theory
adj.

1782, from ontology + -ical. Related: Ontologically
n.

“metaphysical science or study of being,” 1660s (Gideon Harvey), from Modern Latin ontologia (c.1600), from onto- + -logy.

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