### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **proof by example**

### Wiktionary

proof by example(Noun)

A logical fallacy consisting of providing one or more examples as a proof of a more general statement.

### Freebase

Proof by example

Proof by example is a logical fallacy whereby one or more examples are claimed as "proof" for a more general statement. This fallacy has the following structure, and argument form: Structure: Argument form: The following example demonstrates why this is a logical fallacy: The flaw in this argument is very evident, but arguments of the same form can sometimes seem somewhat convincing, as in the following example:

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of proof by example in Chaldean Numerology is:

**3**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of proof by example in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**2**

# Translation

#### Find a translation for the **proof by example** definition in other languages:

Select another language:

#### Discuss these proof by example definitions with the community:

# Word of the Day

#### Would you like us to send you a **FREE** new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

# Citation

## Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

"proof by example." *Definitions.net.* STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 27 Jun 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/proof by example>.