toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Divergent

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
a basic rule or belief
The exact meaning of principle can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "our guiding principles" — basic moral beliefs that guide decisions and behavior
  • "electromagnetic principles" — rules describing how the world works
  • "She lacks principles." — lacks moral guidelines
  • "We agree in principle." — about important basic beliefs
  • It's supposed to make it easier for them to change their allegiance from family to faction—to embrace the principle "faction before blood.
    Chapter 16 (62% in)

There are no more uses of "principle" in Divergent.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary list —®