epagoge definition

  • noun:
    • The adducing of specific instances to be able to lead to a universal summary; the debate by induction.
    • The adducing of particular examples so as to lead to a universal conclusion; the argument by induction.
    • Induction; even more loosely, in rhetoric, evidence by example; argumentation from the same situation or instances, or by comparison with dissimilar instances; rhetorical induction.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of lepidopterous pests.
    • The adducing of particular instances to be able to cause a universal summary; the argument by induction.
    • The adducing of certain instances so as to result in a universal summary; the argument by induction.
    • Induction; even more loosely, in rhetoric, evidence by example; argumentation from a similar situation or instances, or in comparison with dissimilar instances; rhetorical induction.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of lepidopterous pests.
    • The adducing of certain instances to be able to cause a universal summary; the argument by induction.
    • The adducing of certain examples in order to result in a universal summary; the debate by induction.
    • Induction; more loosely, in rhetoric, evidence by example; argumentation from an equivalent situation or instances, or in comparison with dissimilar situations; rhetorical induction.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of lepidopterous bugs.

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