Definitions of predicate

  1. To comprise an affirmation.
  2. To affirm as belonging to, or characteristic of, something; assert; declare.
  3. To affirm one thing of another.
  4. To state as belonging to something.
  5. To affirm one thing of another; assert.
  6. make the ( grammatical) predicate in a proposition; " The predicate ` dog' is predicated of the subject ` Fido' in the sentence ` Fido is a dog'"
  7. To assert to belong to something; to affirm ( one thing of another); as, to predicate whiteness of snow.
  8. To found; to base.
  9. To affirm something of another thing; to make an affirmation.
  10. That which is affirmed or denied of the subject. In these propositions, " Paper is white," " Ink is not white," whiteness is the predicate affirmed of paper and denied of ink.
  11. The word or words in a proposition which express what is affirmed of the subject.
  12. Predicated.
  13. To affirm one thing of another; to affirm.
  14. one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
  15. ( logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition; the second term in a proposition is predicated of the first term by means of the copula; "` Socrates is a man' predicates manhood of Socrates"
  16. In grammar, the part of a sentence which makes a statement about the subject.
  17. ( logic and gram.) That which is stated of the subject.
  18. Predication.
  19. The word or words in a sentence that express what is affirmed or denied of a subject.
  20. That which is affirmed or denied.
  21. That which is affirmed or denied of the subject.
  22. In grammar, expressing that which is stated about the subject.
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