syncategorem

noun
a syncategorematic expression; a word that cannot be used alone as a term in a logical proposition
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logical quantifiers, adverbs, prepositions, and conjunctions are called syncategoremes

Syn: ↑syncategoreme
Ant: ↑categoreme (for: ↑syncategoreme), ↑categorem
Derivationally related forms: ↑syncategorematic (for: ↑syncategoreme), ↑syncategorematic
Hypernyms: ↑word

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  • syncategoreme — noun a syncategorematic expression; a word that cannot be used alone as a term in a logical proposition logical quantifiers, adverbs, prepositions, and conjunctions are called syncategoremes • Syn: ↑syncategorem • Ant: ↑categoreme, ↑categorem… …   Useful english dictionary

  • categorem — noun a categorematic expression; a term capable of standing alone as the subject or predicate of a logical proposition names are called categorems • Syn: ↑categoreme • Ant: ↑syncategoreme (for: ↑categoreme), ↑syncategorem …   Useful english dictionary

  • categoreme — noun a categorematic expression; a term capable of standing alone as the subject or predicate of a logical proposition names are called categorems • Syn: ↑categorem • Ant: ↑syncategoreme, ↑syncategorem (for: ↑categorem) …   Useful english dictionary

  • syncategorematic — adjective of a term that cannot stand as the subject or (especially) the predicate of a proposition but must be used in conjunction with other terms or is a syncategorematic term • Ant: ↑categorematic • Similar to: ↑synsemantic • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

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