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syllogize

[ sil-uh-jahyz ]
/ 藞s瑟l 蓹藢d蕭a瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), syl路lo路gized, syl路lo路giz路ing.
to argue or reason by syllogism.
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Also especially British, syl路lo路gise .

Origin of syllogize

1375鈥1425; late Middle English silogysen<Late Latin syllogiz膩re<Greek syllog铆zesthai to reason, equivalent to syl-syl- + log铆zesthai to reckon, infer, equivalent to l贸g(os) discourse (see logos) + -izesthai-ize

OTHER WORDS FROM syllogize

syl路lo路gi路za路tion, nounsyl路lo路giz路er, nounnon路syl路lo路giz路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for syllogize

syllogize

syllogise

/ (藞s瑟l蓹藢d蕭a瑟z) /

verb
to reason or infer by using syllogisms

Derived forms of syllogize

syllogization or syllogisation, nounsyllogizer or syllogiser, noun

Word Origin for syllogize

C15: via Old French from Late Latin syllogiz膩re, from Greek sullogizesthai; see syllogism
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