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Synonyms of heuristic

Noun


1. heuristic, heuristic rule, heuristic program, rule, formula

usage: a commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem

Adjective


1. heuristic (vs. algorithmic), trial-and-error

usage: of or relating to or using a general formulation that serves to guide investigation

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