Definition of Predicate. Meaning of Predicate. Synonyms of Predicate

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Definition of Predicate

Predicate
Predicate Pred"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Predicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Predicating.] [L. praedicatus, p. p. of praedicare to cry in public, to proclaim. See Preach.] 1. To assert to belong to something; to affirm (one thing of another); as, to predicate whiteness of snow. 2. To found; to base. [U.S.] Note: Predicate is sometimes used in the United States for found or base; as, to predicate an argument on certain principles; to predicate a statement on information received. Predicate is a term in logic, and used only in a single case, namely, when we affirm one thing of another. ``Similitude is not predicated of essences or substances, but of figures and qualities only.' --Cudworth.
Predicate
Predicate Pred"i*cate, v. i. To affirm something of another thing; to make an affirmation. --Sir M. Hale.
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Predicate Pred"i*cate, a. [L. praedicatus, p. p.] Predicated.

Meaning of Predicate from wikipedia

- Predicate or predication may refer to: Syntactic predicate (in p****r technology) guidelines the p****r process Predication (computer architecture), a...
- The term predicate is used in one of two ways in linguistics and its subfields. The first defines a predicate as everything in a standard declarative sentence...
- First-order logic—also known as predicate logic, quantificational logic, and first-order predicate calculus—is a collection of formal systems used in mathematics...
- In logic, a predicate is a symbol which represents a property or a relation. For instance, the first order formula P ( a ) {\displaystyle P(a)} , the...
- Predicable (Lat. praedicabilis, that which may be stated or affirmed, sometimes called quinque voces or five words) is, in scholastic logic, a term applied...
- In the criminal law of the United States, a predicate crime or offense is a crime which is a component of a larger crime. The larger crime may be racketeering...
- corresponding predicate transformer: a total function between two predicates on the state space of the statement. In this sense, predicate transformer semantics...
- one subject, dog, and one predicate, barked and howled at the cat. This predicate has two verbs, known as a compound predicate: barked and howled. This...
- of speech, which generally marks the subject of a verb or the predicate noun or predicate adjective, as opposed to its object or other verb arguments....
- When testing two geometries against a scheme, the result is a spatial predicate named by the scheme. The model was developed by Clementini and others...