syllogize


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Related to syllogize: reason out

syl·lo·gize

 (sĭl′ə-jīz′)
v. syl·lo·gized, syl·lo·giz·ing, syl·lo·giz·es
v.intr.
To reason or argue by means of syllogisms.
v.tr.
To deduce by syllogism.

syl′lo·gi·za′tion (-jĭ-zā′shən) n.
syl′lo·giz′er n.

syllogize

(ˈsɪləˌdʒaɪz) or

syllogise

vb
(Logic) to reason or infer by using syllogisms
[C15: via Old French from Late Latin syllogizāre, from Greek sullogizesthai; see syllogism]
ˌsyllogiˈzation, ˌsyllogiˈsation n
ˈsylloˌgizer, ˈsylloˌgiser, syllogist n

syl•lo•gize

(ˈsɪl əˌdʒaɪz)

v.i., v.t. -gized, -giz•ing.
to argue or reason by syllogism.
[1375–1425; < Late Latin syllogizāre < Greek syllogízesthai to reason =syl- syl- + logízesthai to reckon, infer =lóg(os) discourse (see logos) + -izesthai -ize]

syllogize


Past participle: syllogized
Gerund: syllogizing

Imperative
syllogize
syllogize
Present
I syllogize
you syllogize
he/she/it syllogizes
we syllogize
you syllogize
they syllogize
Preterite
I syllogized
you syllogized
he/she/it syllogized
we syllogized
you syllogized
they syllogized
Present Continuous
I am syllogizing
you are syllogizing
he/she/it is syllogizing
we are syllogizing
you are syllogizing
they are syllogizing
Present Perfect
I have syllogized
you have syllogized
he/she/it has syllogized
we have syllogized
you have syllogized
they have syllogized
Past Continuous
I was syllogizing
you were syllogizing
he/she/it was syllogizing
we were syllogizing
you were syllogizing
they were syllogizing
Past Perfect
I had syllogized
you had syllogized
he/she/it had syllogized
we had syllogized
you had syllogized
they had syllogized
Future
I will syllogize
you will syllogize
he/she/it will syllogize
we will syllogize
you will syllogize
they will syllogize
Future Perfect
I will have syllogized
you will have syllogized
he/she/it will have syllogized
we will have syllogized
you will have syllogized
they will have syllogized
Future Continuous
I will be syllogizing
you will be syllogizing
he/she/it will be syllogizing
we will be syllogizing
you will be syllogizing
they will be syllogizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been syllogizing
you have been syllogizing
he/she/it has been syllogizing
we have been syllogizing
you have been syllogizing
they have been syllogizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been syllogizing
you will have been syllogizing
he/she/it will have been syllogizing
we will have been syllogizing
you will have been syllogizing
they will have been syllogizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been syllogizing
you had been syllogizing
he/she/it had been syllogizing
we had been syllogizing
you had been syllogizing
they had been syllogizing
Conditional
I would syllogize
you would syllogize
he/she/it would syllogize
we would syllogize
you would syllogize
they would syllogize
Past Conditional
I would have syllogized
you would have syllogized
he/she/it would have syllogized
we would have syllogized
you would have syllogized
they would have syllogized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.syllogize - reason by syllogisms
conclude, reason, reason out - decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
Translations

syllogize

[ˈsɪlədʒaɪz] VIsilogizar

syllogize