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Participle vs. Predicate

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  • Participle (noun)

    A form of a verb that may function as an adjective or noun. English has two types of participles: the present participle and the past participle. In other languages, there are others, such as future, perfect, and future perfect participles.

  • Predicate (noun)

    The part of the sentence (or clause) which states something about the subject or the object of the sentence.

    "In "The dog barked very loudly", the subject is "the dog" and the predicate is "barked very loudly"."

  • Predicate (noun)

    A term of a statement, where the statement may be true or false depending on whether the thing referred to by the values of the statement's variables has the property signified by that (predicative) term.

    "A nullary predicate is a proposition."

    "A predicate is either valid, satisfiable, or unsatisfiable."

  • Predicate (noun)

    An operator or function that returns either true or false.

  • Predicate (adjective)

    Of or related to the predicate of a sentence or clause.

  • Predicate (adjective)

    Predicated, stated.

  • Predicate (adjective)

    Relating to or being any of a series of criminal acts upon which prosecution for racketeering may be predicated.

  • Predicate (verb)

    To announce, assert, or proclaim publicly.

  • Predicate (verb)

    To assume or suppose; to infer.

  • Predicate (verb)

    to base (on); to assert on the grounds of.

  • Predicate (verb)

    To make a term (or predicate of a statement.

  • Predicate (verb)

    To state as an attribute or quality of something.

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  • Participle (noun)

    A part of speech partaking of the nature of both verb and adjective; a form of a verb, or verbal adjective, modifying a noun, but taking the adjuncts of the verb from which it is derived. In the sentences: a letter is written; being asleep he did not hear; exhausted by toil he will sleep soundly, - written, being, and exhaustedare participles.

  • Participle (noun)

    Anything that partakes of the nature of different things.

  • Predicate

    To assert to belong to something; to affirm (one thing of another); as, to predicate whiteness of snow.

  • Predicate

    To found; to base.

  • Predicate (verb)

    To affirm something of another thing; to make an affirmation.

  • Predicate (noun)

    That which is affirmed or denied of the subject. In these propositions, "Paper is white," "Ink is not white," whiteness is the predicate affirmed of paper and denied of ink.

  • Predicate (noun)

    The word or words in a proposition which express what is affirmed of the subject.

  • Predicate (adjective)

    Predicated.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Participle (noun)

    a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses

  • Predicate (noun)

    (logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition; the second term in a proposition is predicated of the first term by means of the copula;

    "`Socrates is a man' predicates manhood of Socrates"

  • Predicate (noun)

    one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements

  • Predicate (verb)

    make the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition;

    "The predicate `dog' is predicated of the subject `Fido' in the sentence `Fido is a dog'"

  • Predicate (verb)

    affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of;

    "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"

  • Predicate (verb)

    involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic;

    "solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well"

Princeton's WordNet

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