Definition of 'ergo'

ergo

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Definitions

1. Consequently, therefore.

2. Consequently; hence.

3. (used as a sentence connector) therefore or consequently

4. Therefore; consequently; -- often used in a jocular way.

5. Therefore: used technically in logic to introduce the conclusion of a complete and necessary syllogism.

6. therefore (especially in syllogisms).

7. Consequently; therefore.

Examples

1. `Raison d'être" and ` ergo " insinuated themselves into every one of his calls.

2. We say weak effects, uncertain effects, no causality, small N, ergo not a fact.

3. The other day I left a post-it note for my husband that had the word "ergo" on it.

4. Pretentious enough to use the word ergo when he’s making a threat.

5. 21 Jul 2009 by Emily R my problem with the ergo is getting the baby in the back. we gave it back to the friend who lent it to us and are using a hiking backpack. what is the advantage of this carrier over a traditional backpack?

6. My observation on the ergo is that Dads love it, and moms start to love it once their kids are over 20 lbs, and will then use them until they’re 4 or 5.

7. Contains first use of the phrase cogito ergo sum.'

8. Practically every traditional tomato sauce uses oregano, ergo, that is almost all varieties of pizza and a ton of pasta dishes.

9. Critics say there's no "ergo" about it, and that the conclusion that Oswald was the lone assassin forced the commission into a scenario out of Rube Goldberg.

10. "All men will believe on him"; ergo, "the Romans will come," &c. I.

11. ‘Theoretically, this is because there is no air in the perfect vacuum that is space - ergo, no possibility for sound to travel and therefore, no scream.’

12. ‘I'd patiently explain that the story was about a rotten man who turns good; ergo, we had to establish his rottenness at the beginning.’

13. ‘Since he does the whole judge/jury/executioner thing, everybody's out to get him, ergo, he has to make himself as scarce as possible.’

14. ‘The recent argument I came across was to cite time as the premise of the argument, followed by asserting it must have a starting point, ergo, someone or something must have started it.’

15. ‘Their supporters have trod the same ground in the past: No one was indicted; ergo, the actions were honorable.’

16. ‘It's that their criticisms tend so much towards the intellectual snob snap dismissal: it's sold millions, it's popular, ergo it's for the plebs.’

17. ‘Men are the strong, silent type (and if you believe that, you'll believe anything) - ergo, they are not as emotional as women.’

18. ‘As such it's designed to work solely from the viewers' perspective, ergo pointing out that it's more about audience manipulation than it is about good storytelling.’

19. ‘A ‘personal finance’ exhibition is on at the Palace Grounds for the next three days, ergo, all the warm bodies.’

20. ‘Most noise is created on take-off but, once the aircraft is airborne, the throttle-setting will be reduced, ergo exhaust noise too reduces.’

21. ‘Craig likes Rod, we like Rod, ergo we like Craig.’

22. ‘They see themselves as a class, a clique, and cannot conceive that any way but their way is right, ergo any attempt to change things must be borne of spite rather than common sense.’

23. ‘Part of the reason that we're not in a far greater mess is because we have a low population density, ergo, we must have less people.'’

24. ‘I still don't know, because I didn't achieve anything while at high school and ergo was not invited to the awards ceremony.’

25. ‘Models are thin, ergo clothes come in model sizes.’

26. ‘You wake up one morning and folks are insisting on his greatness but you never get to see it; ergo, you never fully accept it.’

27. ‘Still, we ran out of hot water - and ergo no tea or coffee - before Dunkeld and I was turfed out of my seat at Perth by an irate lady who said she'd booked it.’

28. ‘The British are uptight; ergo, they go on holiday to chill.’

29. ‘One of these days the oil will run out and there will be no internal combustion engines, ergo, no more private cars and the problem of child obesity will be much reduced.’

30. ‘After all they're all human - ergo, they make mistakes, don't they?’

31. he is selfish ergo he will not offer to help

Other users have misspelling ergo as:

1. irga 30.14%

2. erga 8.22%

3. erfo 2.74%

4. Other 58.9%

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