from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. With all other factors or things remaining the same.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. other things being equal; with all other things or factors remaining the same.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Literally, other things being equal; being evenly matched in other respects; other conditions corresponding, etc.: as, ceteris paribus, a large man is generally stronger than a small one.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. all other things being equal
New Latin cēterīs pāribus, with other things equal : Latin cēterīs, ablative pl. of cēterus, the other, the rest + Latin pāribus, ablative pl. of pār, equal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
New Latin cēterīs, the ablative plural of cēterus ("the other"), + pāribus, the ablative plural of pār ("equal"). (Wiktionary)
Poor fellow, he is craving to be married, and ceteris paribus I suppose humanity allows it to be a claim, though John Mill doesn't.