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[suh-krat-ik, soh-] /səˈkræt ɪk, soʊ-/

of or relating to or his philosophy, followers, etc., or to the .
a follower of .
any of the Greek philosophers influenced by .
of or relating to Socrates, his methods, etc
a person who follows the teachings of Socrates

1630s (Socratical is from 1580s), “of or pertaining to Greek philosopher Socrates” (469-399 B.C.E.), especially in reference to his method of eliciting truth by question and answer, from Latin Socraticus, from Greek Sokratikos “pertaining to Socrates or his school.” His name is Greek Sokrates, literally “having safe might.”


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