HyperDic: syllogism

English > 1 sense of the word syllogism:
NOUNcognitionsyllogismdeductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises
English > syllogism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaningdeductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises.
Partsconclusion, ratiocinationThe proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)
major premise, major premissThe premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)
minor premise, minor premiss, subsumptionThe premise of a syllogism that contains the minor term (which is the subject of the conclusion)
Broaderdeduction, deductive reasoning, synthesisreasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
Spanishsilogismo
Catalansil·logisme
Adjectivessyllogisticof or relating to or consisting of syllogism
Nounssyllogistlogician skilled in syllogistic reasoning
Verbssyllogize, syllogisereason by syllogisms

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