Synonyms for ergo

Grammar : Adv
Spell : ur-goh, er-goh
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɜr goʊ, ˈɛr goʊ

Définition of ergo

Origin :
  • c.1400, from Latin ergo "therefore, in consequence of," possibly from *ex rogo "from the direction," from ex "out of" (see ex-) + root of regere "to guide" (see regal).
  • adv for that reason
Example sentences :
  • Ergo, again, ours must infallibly top the markets of the world.
  • Extract from : « Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) » by William Delisle Hay
  • There had been an obscure presentiment of 'cognito, ergo sum' more than 2000 years previously.
  • Extract from : « Meno » by Plato
  • Then he is a father, and he is yours; ergo, he is your father, and the puppies are your brothers.
  • Extract from : « Euthydemus » by Plato
  • What was I before that instant I suddenly reasoned cogito, ergo sum?
  • Extract from : « Cogito, Ergo Sum » by John Foster West
  • She had not spoken to him—ergo, the emotion of encountering him was too great for her.
  • Extract from : « In Direst Peril » by David Christie Murray
  • But the people are for us, consequently the right is with us; ergo, we must prevail.
  • Extract from : « Impressions of America » by Tyrone Power
  • But black is one thing and white is another thing,—Ergo, black and white is all one.
  • Extract from : « Stories of Comedy » by Various
  • Ergo, the more difficulties one has to conquer, the richer one is.
  • Extract from : « Sophisms of the Protectionists » by Frederic Bastiat
  • Consequently, I must then unite with him in his; ergo, I must turn idolator.
  • Extract from : « Moby Dick; or The Whale » by Herman Melville
  • The axiom of Cartesianism is, therefore, the Cogito ergo sum.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 » by Various

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