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Related / Similar Words: verb phrase, connote, proclaim

 

Definition:
  • one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements;
  • (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";
  • involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic; "solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well";
  • affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of; "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President";
  • make the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition; "The predicate `dog'' is predicated of the subject `Fido'' in the sentence `Fido is a dog''";

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    Derivational Morphology: postulation, predication, intension, connotation, verb phrase, predicator

     

    Anagrams: patricide, practiced, pediatric

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: сказуемо   Dutch: gezegde  
    Esperanto: predikato   Finnish: predikaatti  
    French: prédicat   German: Prädikat  
    Icelandic: umsögn   Ido: predikato  
    Interlingua: predicato   Russian: предикат  
    Spanish: predicado   Swedish: (ett) predikat  
     
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