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prædicate (plural prædicates)

  1. Obsolete form of predicate.
    • 1875, Alfred James Swinbourne, Picture Logic, second edition (Longmans, Green, and Co.), chapter 22, page 142:
      By help of such probable reasoning we are enabled to make syllogisms out of propositions with the sign “most” or “many,” instead of “all” or “some;” and we can take into account the force of such words as “probably,” without (as in strict Logic) thrusting them into the subject or prædicate.


prædicate (third-person singular simple present prædicates, present participle prædicating, simple past and past participle prædicated)

  1. Obsolete spelling of predicate