predicable[pred′i kə bəl]
predicable definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Midieval Latin praedicabilis ; from Classical Latin praiseworthy ; from praedicare: see preach
- something predicable
- Logic any of the several sorts of predicate that can be used of a subject, as, in Aristotelian logic, genus, species, difference, property, and accident
predicable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Something, such as a general quality or attribute, that can be predicated.
- Logic One of the general attributes of a subject or class. In scholastic thought, the attributes are genus, species, property, differentia, and accident; in Aristotelian thought, they are definition, genus, proprium, and accident.
Origin: Late Latin praedicābilis, from praedicāre, to proclaim publicly, preach, predicate; see preach.
- predˌi·ca·bilˈi·ty, predˈi·ca·ble·ness noun