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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Socrates or the Socratic method.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the methods, style, doctrine, character, person, or followers of the illustrious Athenian philosopher Socrates (about 470–399 b. c).
  • noun A disciple of Socrates: as, Æschines the Socratic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Socrates, the Grecian sage and teacher. (b. c. 469-399), or to his manner of teaching and philosophizing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of or characteristic of the philosopher Socrates or his philosophical methods and/or views.
  • noun a follower of Socrates.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to Socrates or to his method of teaching

Etymologies

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From Latin Socraticus, From Ancient Greek Σωκρατικός (Sōkratikos, "of Socrates"), from Σωκράτης (Sōkratēs, "Socrates").

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