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syllogize

Syllabification: syl·lo·gize
Pronunciation: /ˈsiləˌjīz
 
/

Definition of syllogize in English:

verb

[no object]
1Use syllogisms.
Example sentences
  • A UT cheerleader named Harley Clark syllogized: A & M has a hand sign, A & M is winning, UT has no hand sign, therefore UT is losing.
  • Consequently, if a man syllogizes while asleep, when he wakes up he invariably recognizes a flaw in some respect.
  • Now a small man can dig for a proof or a disproof, and any sort of man can syllogize for a confirmation or a refutation.
1.1 [with object] Put (facts or an argument) in the form of syllogism.
Example sentences
  • Rod, maybe I will try to syllogize your premise that some wars are just and necessary.
  • However what occurs is that in arriving at truths reliance is placed on the syllogising of propositions, and the noticing of the senses is restricted to what the propositions end with.
  • Thank you for syllogising and therefore validating my lifelong desire to have a bridge or public park named in my honor.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French or late Latin from Greek sullogizesthai (see syllogism).

Words that rhyme with syllogize

elegizeanalogize

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