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predicable

[pred-i-kuh-buh l] /ˈprɛd ɪ kə bəl/
adjective
1.
that may be predicated or affirmed; assertable.
noun
2.
that which may be predicated; an attribute.
3.
Logic. any one of the various kinds of predicate that may be used of a subject.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; < Latin praedicābilis assertable, Latin: praiseworthy, equivalent to praedicā(re) to declare publicly (see predicate) + -bilis -ble
Related forms
predicability, predicableness, noun
predicably, adverb
unpredicable, adjective
unpredicableness, noun
unpredicably, adverb
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predicable

/ˈprɛdɪkəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being predicated or asserted
noun
2.
a quality, attribute, etc, that can be predicated
3.
(logic, obsolete) one of the five Aristotelian classes of predicates (the five heads of predicables), namely genus, species, difference, property, and relation
Derived Forms
predicability, predicableness, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin praedicābilis, from praedicāre to assert publicly; see predicate, preach
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