Definition of Mathematician

1. Noun. A person skilled in mathematics.

Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Specialized synonyms: Algebraist, Arithmetician, Geometer, Geometrician, Number Theorist, Probability Theorist, Mathematical Statistician, Statistician, Trigonometrician
Generic synonyms: Scientist
Specialized synonyms: Abel, Niels Abel, Niels Henrik Abel, Al-hasan Ibn Al-haytham, Al-haytham, Alhacen, Alhazen, Ibn Al-haytham, Archimedes, Bayes, Thomas Bayes, Bernoulli, Jacques Bernoulli, Jakob Bernoulli, James Bernoulli, Bernoulli, Jean Bernoulli, Johann Bernoulli, John Bernoulli, Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel, Boole, George Boole, Bowditch, Nathaniel Bowditch, Condorcet, Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat, Marquis De Condorcet, Descartes, Rene Descartes, Diophantus, Eratosthenes, Euler, Leonhard Euler, Fermat, Pierre De Fermat, Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, Fourier, Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, Evariste Galois, Galois, Gauss, Karl Friedrich Gauss, Karl Gauss, Godel, Kurt Godel, Hamilton, Sir William Rowan Hamilton, William Rowan Hamilton, Hero, Hero Of Alexandria, Heron, David Hilbert, Hilbert, Hipparchus, Jacobi, Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Felix Klein, Klein, Kronecker, Leopold Kronecker, Laplace, Marquis De Laplace, Pierre Simon De Laplace, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Leibnitz, Leibniz, Lobachevsky, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky, Benoit Mandelbrot, Mandelbrot, Andre Markoff, Andrei Markov, Markoff, Markov, Hermann Minkowski, Minkowski, August F. Mobius, August Ferdinand Mobius, Mobius, Johann Muller, Muller, Regiomontanus, John Napier, Napier, Isaac Newton, Newton, Sir Isaac Newton, Emmy Noether, Noether, Omar Khayyam, Blaise Pascal, Pascal, Benjamin Peirce, Peirce, Pythagoras, Bernhard Riemann, Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann, Riemann, Alan Mathison Turing, Alan Turing, Turing, Oswald Veblen, Veblen, Paul Vernier, Vernier, John Von Neumann, Neumann, Von Neumann, Andre Weil, Weil, Alfred North Whitehead, Whitehead, Norbert Wiener, Wiener
Derivative terms: Mathematics

Definition of Mathematician

1. n. One versed in mathematics.

Definition of Mathematician

1. Noun. An expert on mathematics. ¹

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Definition of Mathematician

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Medical Definition of Mathematician

1. One versed in mathematics. Origin: Cf. F. Mathematicien. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mathematician

mathematical notation
mathematical operation
mathematical process
mathematical product
mathematical proof
mathematical realism
mathematical relation
mathematical semantics
mathematical space
mathematical statement
mathematical statistician
mathematical statistics
mathematical structure
mathematical symbol
mathematician (current term)
mathematics department
mathematics teacher

Literary usage of Mathematician

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomath's Quotation-book by Robert Édouard Moritz (1914)
"It is true that a mathematician, who is not somewhat of a poet, will never be a ... The mathematician is perfect only in so far as he is a perfect being, ..."

2. Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomath's Quotation-book by Robert Édouard Moritz (1914)
"It is true that a mathematician, who is not somewhat of a poet, will never be a ... The mathematician is perfect only in so far as he is a perfect being, ..."

3. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"For you surely would not regard the skilled mathematician as a dialectician ? Assuredly not, he said ; I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was ..."

4. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"D. Ben-David, Abraham, Jewish rabbi and scholar ; 12th cent DU Ben-David, Lazarus, German Jewish philosopher, litterateur, and mathematician ..."

5. ... Characters and Passages from Note-books by Samuel Butler (1908)
"A mathematician / SHEWS as many Tricks on the Outside of Body, as Philosophers do on the Inside of it, and for the most Part to as little Purpose ; the only ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"Only, unlike the mathematician, the philosopher does not first abstract from the empirical suggestions upon which his exact ideas are actually based, ..."

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