logos

[ loh-gos, -gohs, log-os ]
/ ˈloʊ gɒs, -goʊs, ˈlɒg ɒs /

noun

(often initial capital letter)Philosophy. the rational principle that governs and develops the universe.
Theology. the divine word or reason incarnate in Jesus Christ. John 1:1–14.

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Origin of logos

1580–90; <Greek lógos a word, saying, speech, discourse, thought, proportion, ratio, reckoning, akin to légein to choose, gather, recount, tell over, speak; cf. lection
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British Dictionary definitions for logos (1 of 2)

logos
/ (ˈlɒɡɒs) /

noun

philosophy reason or the rational principle expressed in words and things, argument, or justification; esp personified as the source of order in the universe

Word Origin for logos

C16: from Greek: word, reason, discourse, from legein to speak

British Dictionary definitions for logos (2 of 2)

Logos
/ (ˈlɒɡɒs) /

noun

Christian theol the divine Word; the second person of the Trinity incarnate in the person of Jesus
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