Predicable meaning

prĕd'ĭ-kə-bəl
Capable of being stated or predicated.

A predicable conclusion.

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Something, such as a general quality or attribute, that can be predicated.
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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.
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Capable of being predicated.
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Something predicable.
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Any of the several sorts of predicate that can be used of a subject, as, in Aristotelian logic, genus, species, difference, property, and accident.
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Capable of being predicated or affirmed of something; affirmable; attributable.
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(grammar, of an adjective) That may be used in the predicate of a sentence, especially following a form of the verb "to be".
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Anything affirmable of another; especially, a general attribute or notion as affirmable of, or applicable to, many individuals.
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(logic) One of the five most general relations of attributes involved in logical arrangements, namely, genus, species, difference, property, and accident.
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Origin of predicable

  • Late Latin praedicābilis from praedicāre to proclaim publicly, preach, predicate preach
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition