Predicate

Definition of 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.

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