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1 predicate /ˈprɛdəˌkeɪt/ verb
predicates; predicated; predicating
1 predicate
/ˈprɛdəˌkeɪt/
verb
predicates; predicated; predicating
Learner's definition of PREDICATE
[+ object] formal
: to base (something) on or upon something else usually used as (be) predicated
2 predicate /ˈprɛdəkət/ noun
plural predicates
2 predicate
/ˈprɛdəkət/
noun
plural predicates
Learner's definition of PREDICATE
[count] grammar
: the part of a sentence that expresses what is said about the subject
3 predicate /ˈprɛdəkət/ adjective
3 predicate
/ˈprɛdəkət/
adjective
Learner's definition of PREDICATE
always used before a noun grammar
: used after a linking verb to describe a noun that comes before the verb
compare attributive
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