epagoge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin epagōgē, from Ancient Greek ἐπᾰγωγή (epagōgḗ, a bringing in). See epact.

Pronunciation[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἐπᾰγωγή (epagōgḗ)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epagōgē f (genitive epagōgēs); first declension

  1. (logic) induction

Declension[edit]

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular Plural
nominative epagōgē epagōgae
genitive epagōgēs epagōgārum
dative epagōgae epagōgīs
accusative epagōgēn epagōgās
ablative epagōgē epagōgīs
vocative epagōgē epagōgae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ĕpăgōgē” on page 592/3 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)