# Definitions for **pythagorean**pɪˌθæg əˈri ən

### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **pythagorean**

### Princeton's WordNet

Pythagorean(adj)

of or relating to Pythagoras or his geometry

"Pythagorean philosophy"; "Pythagorean theorem"

### Wiktionary

Pythagorean(Noun)

A person who believes in or advocates Pythagoreanism.

Pythagorean(Adjective)

Of or relating to Pythagoras.

Pythagorean(Adjective)

Of or relating to Pythagoreanism.

Pythagorean(Adjective)

Of or relating to a Pythagorean, Pythagoreans.

### Webster Dictionary

Pythagorean(adj)

of or pertaining to Pythagoras (a Greek philosopher, born about 582 b. c.), or his philosophy

Pythagorean(noun)

a follower of Pythagoras; one of the school of philosophers founded by Pythagoras

**Origin:** [L. Pythagoreus, Gr. .]

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Pythagorean

pi-thag-ō-rē′an,

*adj.*pertaining to*Pythagoras*(*c.*532 B.C.), a celebrated Greek philosopher, or to his philosophy.—*n.*a follower of Pythagoras.—*ns.***Pythag′orism**,**Pythagorē′anism**, his doctrines.—**Pythagorean proposition**, the 47th proposition of Euclid, Book I., said to have been discovered by Pythagoras;**Pythagorean system**, the astronomical system of Copernicus, erroneously attributed to Pythagoras;**Pythagorean triangle**, a triad of whole numbers proportional to the sides of a right-angled triangle—e.g. 3, 4, 5.

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of pythagorean in Chaldean Numerology is:

**6**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of pythagorean in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**4**

### Sample Sentences & Example Usage

**Pythagorean**thought was dominated by mathematics, but it was also profoundly mystical.Aristotle, quoted in http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Pythagoras.html:

The

**Pythagorean**... having been brought up in the study of mathematics, thought that things are numbers ... and that the whole cosmos is a scale and a number.You'll see certain

**Pythagorean**whose belief in communism of property goes to such lengths that they pick up anything lying about unguarded, and make off with it without a qualm of conscience as if it had come to them by law.Nobody before the

**Pythagorean**had thought that mathematical relations held the secret of the universe. Twenty-five centuries later, Europe is still blessed and cursed with their heritage. To non-European civilizations, the idea that numbers are the key to both wisdom and power, seems never to have occurred.

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# Translations for **pythagorean**

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- الفيثاغوري مذهبArabic
- ピタゴラスのJapanese
- pitagóricoPortuguese
- 毕达哥拉斯Chinese

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