• WordNet 3.6
    • adj predicative of adjectives; relating to or occurring within the predicate of a sentence "`red' is a predicative adjective in `the apple is red'"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Predicative Expressing affirmation or predication; affirming; predicating, as, a predicative term.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • predicative Predicating; affirming; asserting; expressing affirmation or predication: as, a predicative term.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Predicative expressing predication or affirmation: affirming: asserting
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. praedicativus,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. prædicāre, -ātum, to proclaim.


In literature:

It is one thing to perceive an ill-determined form and quite another to attribute to it a precise general predicate.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
Could not these be predicated of the supreme governor, we would not attempt to vindicate his character as an impartial being.
"Sermons on Various Important Subjects" by Andrew Lee
Both Mr. Davies and Telang seem to take it as a predicate in contra-distinction to Ekastham.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
The two essential parts of a sentence are the SUBJECT and PREDICATE.
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
It has been an episode like a German sentence, with its predicate at the end.
"Grey Roses" by Henry Harland
Is any such unity predicable of their forms?
"Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews" by Thomas Henry Huxley
Obviously of such a Mind as this no predication is logically possible.
"Thoughts on Religion" by George John Romanes
My father is now prominent in many orders predicated on ancestors.
"Destiny" by Charles Neville Buck
The simple sentence contains only one subject and one predicate.
"Public Speaking" by Clarence Stratton
Contradictory predicates produce equilibrium in the soul because they are an expression of reality.
"Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism" by Mary Mills Patrick

In poetry:

Individual man is ever new created:
What his being's plan is, loosely predicated
On the circumstances of his sole condition,
Colored by the fancies borrowed from tradition.
"A Pagan Reverie" by Frances Fuller Victor
The Celt in all his variants from Builth to Ballyhoo,
His mental processes are plain—one knows what he will do,
And can logically predicate his finish by his start;
But the English—ah, the English!—they are quite a race apart.
"The Puzzler" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Indeed, his long-running gig as the spokesman for Priceline is largely predicated on the idea he's kind of an old gasbag.
Indeed, what it was does not predicate what it will be.
The debate reinforced just how much the Obama campaign is predicated on fanning voter cynicism .
Signed languages, predicated on oral syntax as they are, are sometimes nearly incomprehensible.
The ability to express " derived predicates" in the formalization of a planning domain is both practically and theoretically important.
The classic horror genre is predicated on the concept that a monstrous creature refuses to die despite being left for dead over and over again.
Much of the negative conversation concerning Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android platform is predicated on the fact that it's fragmented .
How did orthodox Christianity, whose spread throughout the world was predicated in great part on its inclusiveness ('Come to me, all you who are weary and heavy laden'), come to be a symbol of exclusivity and intolerance .
Predicate verbs fend off 'death by PowerPoint'.
The linguistic theory of Applicative and Cognitive Grammar analyses the language in three levels as follows: the linguistic level, the predicative level, and the semantico-cognitive level.
Criminal Law – Felony murder predicate is either degree of adult abuse.
The corpus contains verbal predicates , serving as verb senses, that have semantic roles associated with each argument.
Double Jeopardy – Predicate Offense – Vacated.
Murata, D Zhang, "A Predicate -Transition Net Model for Parallel Interpretation of Logic Programs," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol 14, no.
According to this framework, each predicate defined in a rule base is characterized by its defining reasoning mode, scope, and exporting rule base list.

In science:

We denote by U : P → Set the forgetful functor mapping each predicate P : X → Set to its domain X and each predicate morphism (f , f ∼ ) to f .
Generic Fibrational Induction
The map taking each predicate P to {P }, and taking each predicate morphism (f , f ∼) : P → P ′ to the morphism {(f , f ∼ )} : {P } → {P ′} defined by {(f , f ∼ )}(x, p) = (f x, f ∼x p), defines the comprehension functor {−} from P to Set.
Generic Fibrational Induction
The functor K1 : Set → P maps each set X to the predicate K1X = λx : X. 1 on X and each f : X → Y to the predicate morphism (f , λx : X. id).
Generic Fibrational Induction
The predicate K1X is called the truth predicate on X .
Generic Fibrational Induction
F P = π ′ P ◦ fold ◦ Ψ Notice this induction rule is actually capable of dealing with predicates over arbitrary sets and not just predicates over µF .
Generic Fibrational Induction