Definition of Logos

1. Noun. The divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus).




Definition of Logos

1. n. A word; reason; speech.

Definition of Logos

1. Noun. (philosophy) In Presocratic philosophy, the principle governing the cosmos. In Stoicism, the active, material, rational principle of the cosmos ¹

2. Noun. (philosophy) Among the Sophists, the topics of rational argument. ¹

3. Noun. (philosophy) In Aristotelian philosophy, the appeal to reason. ¹

4. Noun. (grammar) A form of rhetoric in which the writer or speaker uses logic as the main argument ¹

5. Noun. (Judaism) The word of God, which itself has creative power; a hypostasis associated with divine wisdom ¹

6. Noun. (Christianity) The creative Second Person of the Trinity, which simultaneously ''is'' Himself God and also ''with'' God the Father. ¹

7. Noun. (science) Graphic representations of an aligned set of sequences, such as DNA binding sites or protein sequences. Called logos because a given graphical representation aggregates disparate elements, much as does an artistic corporate logo. ¹

8. Noun. (plural of logo) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Logos

1. the rational principle that governs the universe in ancient Greek philosophy [n LOGOI]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Logos

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logophiles
logophilia
logophobia
logophor
logophoric
logophors
logoplegia
logopoeic
logopœia
logorrhea
logorrheas
logorrheic
logorrhoea
logorrhœic
logos
logospasm
logosyllabic
logotherapy
logothete
logothetes
logotype
logotypes
logotypies
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logout
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Literary usage of Logos

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1. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander (1854)
"While the Arians distinguished the Logos dwelling in God from the Logos so called in an improper sense, he maintained, on the other hand, that this very ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"He teaches the procession of the Logos from tin free will (not the essence) of ... 220) sees in the Logos the ultimate principle of all existence (without ..."

3. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1912)
"Logos, then, in the understanding of Empedocles, is the moving power and the ordering principle of the world. WE can begin our view of the classical world ..."

4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"It assumes that the Logos idea is familiar in Christian theology, and vividly summarizes the main features of the Philonic ..."

5. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1893)
"Moreover, as the Logos is as unknown to us as Parabrahman is unknown in reality to the Logos, both Eastern Esotericism and the Kabalah, in order to bring ..."

6. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"It is with this third aspect that we shall deal at present. The reader must bear in mind that there is a great difference between the Logos and the ..."

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