- to argue or reason by syllogism.
Also especially British, syl·lo·gise.
Origin of syllogize
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Examples from the Web for syllogize
The great question of the future will be to syllogize or not to syllogize.
He does not syllogize; he exhorts, recalls and convicts by assertion.The Expositor's Bible
George Adam Smith
Yet there are some instances of the actions of brutes which seem to show that they, too, can syllogize.Novum Organum
- to reason or infer by using syllogisms
C15: via Old French from Late Latin syllogizāre, from Greek sullogizesthai; see syllogism