Meaning of PREDICATE in English

I. noun


A state of the blocks world is portrayed as an assertion, formed with predicate symbols.

Existence predicates are prime instruments for making such claims explicit.

In addition to pronouns and agreeing predicates, person or participant-role is marked in various other ways.

The condition is a predicate which is true of just those states N that the action can be applied to.

The natural rules for this task have conditions which also include the predicate which checks that two things are different.

This predicate is sometimes given in terms of an entity which occurs in goal states and not in others.

Usually, conceptual clusterers employ the natural hierarchy of predicates directly, and make no mention of a metric.

II. verb


But we never have occasion to predicate of an object the individual and instantaneous impressions which it produces in us.

Furthermore, the protection from coercion which the market system provides is predicated upon the widespread dispersion of economic power.

In this sense he was predicating his examination upon the operation of a self-regulating system for both state and private economy.

It is not predicated on any such view.

It is not individual qualities that we ever have occasion to predicate .

It was predicated on a quack cure called powder of sympathy.

Social norms, social expectations, are not predicated on abusive childhoods.

The only meaning of predicating a quality at all, is to affirm a resemblance.

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