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Lemma vs. Proposition

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Lemmanoun

(mathematics) A proposition proved or accepted for immediate use in the proof of some other proposition.

Propositionnoun

(uncountable) The act of offering (an idea) for consideration.

Lemmanoun

The canonical form of an inflected word; i.e., the form usually found as the headword in a dictionary, such as the nominative singular of a noun, the bare infinitive of a verb, etc.

Propositionnoun

(countable) An idea or a plan offered.

Lemmanoun

(psycholinguistics) The theoretical abstract conceptual form of a word, representing a specific meaning, before the creation of a specific phonological form as the sounds of a lexeme, which may find representation in a specific written form as a dictionary or lexicographic word.

Propositionnoun

The terms of a transaction offered.

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Lemmanoun

(botany) The outer shell of a fruit or similar body.

Propositionnoun

In some states, a proposed statute or constitutional amendment to be voted on by the electorate.

Lemmanoun

(botany) One of the specialized bracts around the floret in grasses.

Propositionnoun

(grammar) A complete sentence.

Lemmanoun

A preliminary or auxiliary proposition demonstrated or accepted for immediate use in the demonstration of some other proposition, as in mathematics or logic.

Propositionnoun

The content of an assertion that may be taken as being true or false and is considered abstractly without reference to the linguistic sentence that constitutes the assertion; (Aristotelian logic) a predicate of a subject that is denied or affirmed and connected by a copula.

‘“'Wiktionary is a good dictionary' is a proposition” is a proposition.’;

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Lemmanoun

A word that is included in a glossary or list of headwords; a headword.

Propositionnoun

An assertion so formulated that it can be considered true or false.

Lemmanoun

a subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition

Propositionnoun

An assertion which is provably true, but not important enough to be called a theorem.

Lemmanoun

the lower and stouter of the two glumes immediately enclosing the floret in most Gramineae

Propositionnoun

A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed.

‘the propositions of Wyclif and Huss’;

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Lemmanoun

the head of an annotation or gloss

Propositionnoun

(poetry) The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.

Propositionverb

To make a suggestion of sexual intercourse to (someone with whom one is not sexually involved).

Propositionverb

To make an offer or suggestion to (someone).

Propositionnoun

The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering.

Propositionnoun

That which is proposed; that which is offered, as for consideration, acceptance, or adoption; a proposal; as, the enemy made propositions of peace; his proposition was not accepted.

Propositionnoun

A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed; as, the propositions of Wyclif and Huss.

‘Some persons . . . change their propositions according as their temporal necessities or advantages do turn.’;

Propositionnoun

A complete sentence, or part of a sentence consisting of a subject and predicate united by a copula; a thought expressed or propounded in language; a from of speech in which a predicate is affirmed or denied of a subject; as, snow is white.

Propositionnoun

A statement in terms of a truth to be demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed.

Propositionnoun

That which is offered or affirmed as the subject of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for discussion or illustration.

Propositionnoun

The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.

Propositionnoun

(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false

Propositionnoun

a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection;

‘it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse’;

Propositionnoun

an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors)

Propositionnoun

the act of making a proposal;

‘they listened to her proposal’;

Propositionnoun

a task to be dealt with;

‘securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition’;

Propositionverb

suggest sex to;

‘She was propositioned by a stranger at the party’;

Proposition

In logic and linguistics, a proposition is the meaning of a declarative sentence. In philosophy, is understood to be a non-linguistic entity which is shared by all sentences with the same meaning.

‘meaning’;

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