adjective of or relating to Socrates or to his method of teaching
So*crat"ic, So*crat"ic*al adjective
L. Socraticus, Gr. .
Of or pertaining to Socrates, the Grecian sage and teacher. (b. c. 469-399), or to his manner of teaching and philosophizing.✍ The Socratic method of reasoning and instruction was by a series of questions leading the one to whom they were addressed to perceive and admit what was true or false in doctrine, or right or wrong in conduct.