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(word root) work
Examples of words with the root ergo-: ergograph
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 (ûr′gō, âr′-)
Consequently; therefore.
Consequently; hence.

[Latin ergō; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]
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sentence connector
therefore; hence
[C14: from Latin: therefore]


(Rowing) informal short for ergometer2
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(ˈɜr goʊ, ˈɛr goʊ)

conj., adv.
[1350–1400; < Latin]


a combining form meaning “work”: ergograph.
Also, esp. before a vowel, erg-.
[comb. form representing Greek érgon]


a combining form representing ergot: ergonovine.
[< French]
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A Latin word meaning therefore or hence.
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Adv.1.ergo - (used as a sentence connector) therefore or consequently
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conjunction therefore, so, then, thus, hence, consequently, accordingly, for that reason, in consequence Neither side had an incentive to start a war. Ergo, peace would reign.
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[ˈɜːgəʊ] CONJ (frm or hum) → ergo
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adv (form, hum)ergo, also
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[ˈɜːgəʊ] advergo
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References in classic literature ?
consequently, i must then unite with him in his; ergo, I must turn idolator.
Now the defendants afterwards took the fish; ergo, the aforesaid articles were theirs.
Relating to Descartes, a famous philosopher, author of the celebrated dictum, Cogito ergo sum -- whereby he was pleased to suppose he demonstrated the reality of human existence.
But immediately upon this I observed that, whilst I thus wished to think that all was false, it was absolutely necessary that I, who thus thought, should be somewhat; and as I observed that this truth, I think, therefore I am (COGITO ERGO SUM), was so certain and of such evidence that no ground of doubt, however extravagant, could be alleged by the sceptics capable of shaking it, I concluded that I might, without scruple, accept it as the first principle of the philosophy of which I was in search
Perhaps because in that direction lay the least known areas of Barsoom, and, ergo, Romance, Mystery, and Adventure.
"Cogito, ergo sum" would be regarded by most people as having a true premiss.
It seems it was entrusted to our little friend here, to take out to Canoodle Dum, and the poor little chap's gone and lost it; ergo, as we're Britishers, they think we've got it!"
There had been an obscure presentiment of 'cognito, ergo sum' more than 2000 years previously.
For, hark ye: granting, propter argumentum , that I am a talker, then the true reasoning runs that since all men of sense should avoid me, and thou hast not avoided me, but art at the present moment eating herrings with me under a holly-bush, ergo you are no man of sense, which is exactly what I have been dinning into your long ears ever since I first clapped eyes on your sunken chops."
means COWBELL's candidate; ergo, your turn to play.'
Ergo, with it des Lupeaulx goes into the electoral college, becomes eligible, count, and whatever he pleases.
FRISS has previously completed successful projects with ERGO in Austria, Greece, and Lithuania.