from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Originally, a predicate; in logic— as used by the Stoics, a term which can be made the subject, or more especially the predicate, of a proposition; as used by the Peripatetics, the thing corresponding to a category.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a categorematic expression; a term capable of standing alone as the subject or predicate of a logical proposition


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