Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Enlargement; amplification.
- n. In Roman law, a delaying to pass sentence; a postponement of a decision in order to obtain further evidence.
- n. In logic, such a modification of the verb of a proposition as makes the subject denote objects which without such modification it would not denote, especially things existing in the past and future. Thus, in the proposition, “Some man may be Antichrist,” the modal auxiliary may enlarges the breadth of man, and makes it apply to future men as well as to those who now exist.
- n. In French law: A duplicate of an acquittance or other instrument.
- n. A notary's copy of acts passed before him, delivered to the parties.
- n. In medicine, dilatation or distention of a canal or cavity.
- n. enlargement; amplification
- n. law, civil law A postponement of the decision of a cause for further consideration or reargument.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. rare Enlargement; amplification.
- n. (Civil Law) A postponement of the decision of a cause, for further consideration or re-argument.
- Latin ampliatio: compare French ampliation. (Wiktionary)
“And therefore I said the word was rather for ampliation, that is, rather to encourage these who accounted themselves excluded, than to exclude any who desire to come.”
“A temporal syllogism consists of sentences whose copulas involve temporal ampliation.”
“(On ampliation), De appellationibus (On appellation), De restrictionibus (On restriction) and De distributionibus”
“Finally, in the definition of ampliation, Marsilius went back to logicians of the thirteenth century such as Peter of Spain, who had defined ampliation as an extension of supposition, whereas fourteenth-century logicians such as Albert of Saxony did not consider ampliation to be a kind of supposition.”
“From the fourteenth century onwards, other properties were also abandoned, so that finally the important lasting properties were signification, supposition, ampliation and restriction, and the supposition of relatives.”
“Kretzmann and Stump, p. In his treatment he includes ampliation (a correlative to restriction) and thereby matches the sections in Peter of Spain's”
“Lambert of Lagny describes the many aspects of a proposition which can produce ampliation or restriction.”
“Ockham also eschews talk of ampliation in giving his account of modal propositions.”
“Ockham does not speak of ampliation and restriction.”
“It is ampliation and restriction which distinguish this property of the predicate from properties of the subject.”
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