Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A figure in which the orator treats things according to their events or consequences.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A figure in which the orator treats of things according to their events consequences.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An argument drawn from the relation of cause and effect; especially, an argument for or against a certain course of action, such as the passage of a proposed bill or law, from a consideration of probable consequences.

Etymologies

Latin, from Ancient Greek a going out, issue, or event; out + to go. (Wiktionary)

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