noun ap·a·go·ge

Definition of apagoge



  1. 1 :  abduction 3

  2. 2 :  argument by the reductio ad absurdum

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Origin and Etymology of apagoge

Greek apagōgē, literally, act of leading away, from apo- + agōgē leading, carrying away, from agein to lead, drive, act, do — more at agent

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