- A proclamation, announcement or preaching
- An assertion or affirmation
- (logic) The act of making something the subject or predicate of a proposition
- (computing) The parallel execution of all possible outcomes of a branch instruction, all except one of which are discarded after the branch condition has been evaluated
predication - Computer Definition
In CPU instruction execution, executing all outcomes of a branch in parallel. When the correct branch is finally known, the results of the incorrect branch sequences are discarded. See branch prediction.