Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • conj. Consequently; therefore.
  • adv. Consequently; hence.

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  • adv. Consequently, therefore.
  • conj. therefore (especially in syllogisms).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. (used as a sentence connector) therefore or consequently

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin ergō; see reg- in Indo-European roots.

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From Latin ergo

Examples

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  • Wouldn't bother me a mite. This word is chock full of hot airgo.

    December 19, 2007

  • You want this to fall into disuse, uselessness? Wherego ergo?

    December 19, 2007

  • I really just like how this sounds.

    December 19, 2007

  • Truly one of the most pretentious words I know. Stick with therefore or thus; they're bad but not as bad.

    January 25, 2007

  • Ogre in reverse!

    January 25, 2007

  • As in "Cogito ergo sum".

    January 25, 2007