Meaning of predication in English:

predication

noun

See predicate

  • ‘Phillips's syntax does the same thing, deferring predication so that we will be drawn to the end of the poem.’
  • ‘It is true that purely mathematical discourse has no use for tensed predications, but reference to numbers can occur in other kinds of discourse than the purely mathematical.’
  • ‘According to this refined view, a predication is made not by combining two ideas or presentations, but by combining two judgements.’
  • ‘Among predications, Aristotle distinguished between essential and accidental, with ‘Socrates is a man’ being an example of the first and ‘Socrates is pale’ an example of the second.’

Pronunciation

predication

/ˌprɛdɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/