/on"tik/, adj. Philos.
possessing the character of real rather than phenomenal existence; noumenal.
[1940-45; < Gk ont- (see ONTO-) + -IC]

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  • ontic — ÓNTIC, Ă, ontici, ce, adj. (livr.) Care ţine de domeniul existenţei; ontologic. – Din fr. ontique. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 06.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  ÓNTIC adj. v. ontologic. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  óntic …   Dicționar Român

  • ontic — 1949, from Gk. ont , comb. form of on (gen. ontos) being, prp. of einai to be (see ESSENCE (Cf. essence)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ontic — [än′tik] adj. [ ONT(O) + IC] having the status of real and ultimate existence ontically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Ontic — Part of the series on: Corpus Aristotelicum Logic (Organon): Categories – Prior Analytics …   Wikipedia

  • ontic — adjective Date: 1942 of, relating to, or having real being • ontically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ontic — adjective a) Ontological. b) Whatever pertains to being generally, as opposed some theory of it (which would be ontology). See Also: ontological, ontologist, ontology …   Wiktionary

  • ontic — Variant for ontological, describing a thesis in ontology …   Philosophy dictionary

  • òntic — òn|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • ontic — [ ɒntɪk] adjective Philosophy relating to entities and the facts about them. Origin 1940s: from Gk ōn, ont being + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • ontic — on·tic …   English syllables

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