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1.
Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher who is widely credited for laying the foundation for Western philosophy.
Rubin: "Socrates - he was like the Vince McMahon of philosophy, he started it all."
by AndTheCrowdGoesWild October 06, 2006
 
2.
An ancient greek philosopher who lived from 470-399 bc. He revolutionized western thinking, and was known for asking "why" in many discussions.He was convicted and put to death for corrupting the youth in Athens, during which he cooperated with the law, and did not denying his beliefs. He is also known for being the teacher of Plato
"I know you won't believe me, but the highest form of Human Excellence is to question oneself and others."
-Socrates
by frsky June 26, 2007
 
3.
Going socrates is when somebody youre talking to starts to question things that are obvious to shift blame away from themselves when they are guilty. They take on the veneer of a philosopher to confuse the matter instead of owning up to the truth.

And some of you need to remember, this is not an encyclopedia. These other definitions have no place here. We have the rest of the internet to learn about socrates.
Derek: "Hey, remember that time when you were totally fucking drunk and almost wrecked when you drove home?"

Saul: "I wasnt that drunk, I mean what is drunk anyways? Is it five beers, or fifteen? Is it being loud and having fun, or passed out pissing yourself?"

Derek: "Oh god, its socrates again..."
by dauman January 07, 2010
 
4.
The only true wisdom consists in knowing that you know nothing.
Socrates obviously knows that it's you.
by Frunklin October 18, 2010
 
5.
Noun.(saw cra tee) A. knowing a great deal of wisdom or philosophy B. a group of people who know a secret together. A combination of different people who know a secret. --derived by the great philosopher socrates
He and only he carried a socrate beyond the meaning of the world.
by CiaoPol March 10, 2009
 
6.
An ancient Greek Philosopher who is the subject of many disputes regarding whether you can read his work.
The answer is yes you can.
"Oh man i read some great Socrates over the weekend"
" That's so Socrates"
by PlatoGurls August 24, 2013
 
7.
The noblest and the wisest and most just.
Socrates, I still wait for a philosopher king.
by Cagon September 08, 2005