ergo

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adverb er·go \ˈer-(ˌ)gō, ˈər-\

Definition of ergo

Examples of ergo in a Sentence

  1. There's no win-win situation for workers of the world, in the current era at least. American steelworkers here do better, ergo Russian and South Korean steelworkers overseas do worse. —Alexander Cockburn, Nation, 3 Jan. 2000

  2. He that comforts my wife is the cherisher of my flesh and blood; he that cherishes my flesh and blood loves my flesh and blood; he that loves my flesh and blood is my friend; ergo, he that kisses my wife is my friend. —William Shakespeare, All's Well that Ends Well, 1603

  3. The products are poorly constructed; ergo, they break easily.

  4. according to that line of reasoning, the eyewitness couldn't identify the aircraft, ergo it must have been from another planet

Origin and Etymology of ergo

Middle English, from Latin, from Old Latin, because of, from Old Latin *e rogo from the direction (of)


ergo-

combining form er·go

Definition of ergo-

  1. :  ergot ergosterol

Origin and Etymology of ergo-

French, from ergot


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