epagoge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, from Ancient Greek a bringing in. See epact.

Noun[edit]

epagoge (uncountable)

  1. (logic) The adducing of particular examples so as to lead to a universal conclusion; the argument by induction.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.