Definitions

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

  • intransitive verb To reason or argue by means of syllogisms.
  • intransitive verb To deduce by syllogism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To reason by syllogisms.
  • To reason together or in harmony.
  • To deduce consequences from by syllogism.
  • Also spelled syllogise.

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

  • intransitive verb To reason by means of syllogisms.

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

  • verb To reason or deduce by means of syllogisms.

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

  • verb reason by syllogisms

Etymologies

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From Middle French sillogiser, ultimately from Ancient Greek συλλογίζεσθαι.

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