syllogize

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Syllogize \Syl"lo*gize\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Syllogized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Syllogizing}.] [Gr. ?: cf. F. syllogiser.] To reason by means of syllogisms.

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

syllogize

verb

1: reason by syllogisms [syn: {syllogize}, {syllogise}]


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