Syllogized
Syllogize Syl"lo*gize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Syllogized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Syllogizing}.] [Gr. ?: cf. F. syllogiser.] To reason by means of syllogisms. [1913 Webster]

Men have endeavored . . . to teach boys to syllogize, or frame arguments and refute them, without any real inward knowledge of the question. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]


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  • Syllogize — Syl lo*gize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Syllogized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Syllogizing}.] [Gr. ?: cf. F. syllogiser.] To reason by means of syllogisms. [1913 Webster] Men have endeavored . . . to teach boys to syllogize, or frame arguments and refute them,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Syllogizing — Syllogize Syl lo*gize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Syllogized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Syllogizing}.] [Gr. ?: cf. F. syllogiser.] To reason by means of syllogisms. [1913 Webster] Men have endeavored . . . to teach boys to syllogize, or frame arguments and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syllogize — syllogization, n. syllogizer, n. /sil euh juyz /, v.i., v.t., syllogized, syllogizing. to argue or reason by syllogism. Also, esp. Brit., syllogise. [1375 1425; late ME silogysen < LL syllogizare < Gk syllogízesthai to reason, equiv. to syl SYL + …   Universalium

  • Free-Thinkers — • Those who, abandoning the religious truths and moral dictates of the Christian Revelation, and accepting no dogmatic teaching on the ground of authority, base their beliefs on the unfettered findings of reason alone Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • syllogize — [sil′ə jīz΄] vi., vt. syllogized, syllogizing [ME sylogysen < ML syllogizare] to reason or infer by the use of syllogisms …   English World dictionary

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