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||a short phrase used to recall or exemplify a philosophy, code of behavior, or the like.
Her motto was "Use your head".
- adage, maxim, proverb, saw, slogan, watchword
- similar words:
- aphorism, apothegm, byword, catchword, dictum, precept, saying, shibboleth
||a word, phrase, or sentence inscribed on or attached to a coin, building, or other object, as being appropriate to that object.
- epigraph, inscription, legend