Definition of ergo in English:

ergo

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Pronunciation: /ˈəːgəʊ
 
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adverb

  • Therefore: she was the sole beneficiary of the will, ergo the prime suspect
    More example sentences
    • Theoretically, this is because there is no air in the perfect vacuum that is space - ergo, no possibility for sound to travel and therefore, no scream.
    • I'd patiently explain that the story was about a rotten man who turns good; ergo, we had to establish his rottenness at the beginning.
    • Since he does the whole judge/jury/executioner thing, everybody's out to get him, ergo, he has to make himself as scarce as possible.
    Synonyms
    therefore, consequently, so, as a result, as a consequence, hence, thus, accordingly, for that reason, this/that being so, this/that being the case, on this/that account
    formal whence, wherefore, thence

Origin

Latin.

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