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- adj. Needing other terms in order to make a meaningful constituent of language.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not capable of being used as a term by itself; -- said of words, as an adverb or preposition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In logic, noting or relating to words which cannot singly express a term, but only a part of a term, as adverbs and prepositions.
- n. In logic, a word which cannot be used as a term by itself, as an adverb or a preposition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of a term that cannot stand as the subject or (especially) the predicate of a proposition but must be used in conjunction with other terms
syn- + categorematic (Wiktionary)