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Predicate

Pred´i`cate
v. t.1.To assert to belong to something; to affirm (one thing of another); as, to predicate whiteness of snow.
[imp. & p. p. Predicated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Predicating.]
2.To found; to base.
v. i.1.To affirm something of another thing; to make an affirmation.
n.1.(Logic) 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.
2.(Gram.) The word or words in a proposition which express what is affirmed of the subject.
a.1.Predicated.
Noun1.predicate - (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"
2.predicate - one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
Synonyms: verb phrase
Verb1.predicate - make the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition; "The predicate `dog' is predicated of the subject `Fido' in the sentence `Fido is a dog'"
2.predicate - affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of; "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"
Synonyms: proclaim
3.predicate - involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic; "solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well"
Synonyms: connote
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