predicate

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  • One of these predicates is immediately and directly connected to the subject or thing.
  • However, the full forms must be used when they occur on their own as a predicate.
  • Nothing else is predicated but a greater measure of faith in one man than in any other. Cited from Causes of the Corruption of the Holy Gospels, by John Burgon
  • An individual-level predicate is true throughout the existence of an individual.
  • One term would stand for a subject, and another for a predicate. Cited from Lives of the Necromancers, by William Godwin
  • Her analysis also proposed a novel way of understanding the relationship between a subject and its predicate.
  • The line standing for the principal word of the group is joined to the predicate line. Cited from Graded Lessons in English, by Reed and Kellog
  • Now being to which no addition is made is universal being which is predicated of all things. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I (Prima Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • In these languages, it is mainly divided into two parts: subject and predicate.
  • More simple and massive than are usually the men of whom the terms are predicated. Cited from Pragmatism, by William James
  • However, in none of these cases does the subject concept contain the predicate concept.
  • Call attention to the agreement in form of the predicate with the subject. Cited from Graded Lessons in English, by Reed and Kellog
  • He predicated that the lake would have been at an elevation of above sea level.
  • They express nothing in the predicate but what has already been actually thought in the concept of the subject.
  • What we predicate - about what is thus referred to - is likewise historical.
  • The content of both subject and predicate is one and the same.
  • A predicate is therefore an expression that can be true of something.
  • The predicate contains something that is not actually thought in the concept of the subject.
  • Therefore it follows that God is being in general which can be predicated of everything. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I (Prima Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • Such a fixed point can then be taken as the basic form of a natural language containing its own truth predicate.
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Meaning of predicate

  • noun (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
  • noun One of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
  • verb Make the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition
    The predicate `dog' is predicated of the subject `Fido' in the sentence `Fido is a dog'
  • verb Affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
    The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President