\sˈɪləd͡ʒˌɪzəm], \sˈɪlədʒˌɪzəm], \s_ˈɪ_l_ə_dʒ_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
Definitions of SYLLOGISM
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
n. [Latin] An argument or formal expression of reasoning consisting of three propositions, of which the first two are called the premises, and the last the conclusion. The subject of the conclusion is called the minor term, its predicate is the predicate of the major term or first premise, and the middle term shows the connection between the major and the minor, or is that term in which the predicate of the major and the subject of the minor are compared.
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