syllogize

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verb syl·lo·gize \ˈsi-lə-ˌjīz\

Definition of syllogize

syllogized

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syllogizing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to reason by means of syllogisms

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to deduce by syllogism syllogizes moral laws

Origin and Etymology of syllogize

Middle English sylogysen, from Late Latin syllogizare, from Greek syllogizesthai


First Known Use: 15th century

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