from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having its quantity indicated by a verbal sign, as with "all", "none", etc.
- v. To designate in advance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. A term used by Sir William Hamilton to define propositions having their quantity indicated by a verbal sign; ; -- contrasted with preindesignate, defining propositions of which the quantity is not so indicated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To determine upon in advance, as to settle upon the characters for which a collection is to be sampled in advance of the examination of the sample.
- In logic: Having the quantification of the subject distinctly expressed: said of a proposition.
- Designated in advance.
Adjective coined by Sir William Hamilton. (Wiktionary)