Definition of anagoge
: interpretation of a word, passage, or text (as of Scripture or poetry) that finds beyond the literal, allegorical, and moral senses a fourth and ultimate spiritual or mystical sense
anagogicallyplay \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Origin and Etymology of anagoge
Late Latin anagoge, from Late Greek anagōgē, from Greek, reference, from anagein to refer, from ana- + agein to lead — more at agent
First Known Use: 15th century
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