Pro and con
Pro Pro, adv. For, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; -- in contrast with {con}. [1913 Webster]

{Pro and con}, for and against, on the affirmative and on the negative side; as, they debated the question pro and con; -- formerly used also as a verb.

{Pros and cons}, the arguments or reasons on either side. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pro — Pro, adv. For, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; in contrast with {con}. [1913 Webster] {Pro and con}, for and against, on the affirmative and on the negative side; as, they debated the question pro and con; formerly used also as a verb …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • con — I. transitive verb (conned; conning) Etymology: Middle English connen to know, learn, study, alteration of cunnen to know, infinitive of can more at can Date: 13th century 1. to commit to memory 2. to study or examine closely II. variant of conn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pro — I. noun (plural pros) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, preposition, for more at for Date: 15th century 1. an argument or evidence in affirmation < an appraisal of the pros and cons > 2. the affirmative side or one holding it II. adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Con — Con, adv. [Abbrev. from L. contra against.] Against the affirmative side; in opposition; on the negative side; The antithesis of pro, and usually in connection with it. See {Pro}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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