Definition of Predicables

1. Noun. (plural of predicable) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Predicables

 prediabeticsprediagnosedprediagnosesprediagnosisprediagnosticpredialpredialedpredialingpredialledpredialling predialspredialysisprediastolicpredicabilitypredicablepredicables (current term)predicablypredicamentpredicamentalpredicaments predicandpredicantpredicantspredicatepredicate calculuspredicate logicpredicatedpredicatespredicatingpredication

Literary usage of Predicables

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Logic by George Hugh Smith (1901)
"ONE KIND OF predicables ONLY.— But even the twofold division of predicables, into equivalent and non-equivalent, is, from the traditional standpoint, ..."

2. A Manual of Logic by James Welton (1896)
"The predicables are a classification of the relations of the predicate to the subject of a logical proposition. They do not express what a term is by itself ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1840)
"The classes of predicables usually recognised by logicians are five, viz. ... The five-fold classification of the predicables does not occur in Aristotle's ..."

4. Elements of Logic as a Science of Propositions by Emily Elizabeth Constance Jones (1890)
"NOTE ON THE predicables. In the doctrine of predicables we are concerned with the ... This subject of predicables is full of confusion, and emphatically ..."

5. Logic, Deductive and Inductive by Carveth Read (1909)
"For example, in the proposition ' X is Y,' Y must be one of the five sorts of predicables in relation to X; but of what sort, depends upon what X (the ..."

6. Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto (1894)
"THE FIVE predicables.—VERBAL AND REAL PREDICATION. WE give a separate chapter to this topic out of respect for the space that it occupies in the history of ..."

7. Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto (1894)
"THE FIVE predicables.—VERBAL AND REAL PREDICATION. WE give a separate chapter to this topic out of respect for the space that it occupies in the history of ..."

8. Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto (1893)
"THE FIVE predicables.—VERBAL AND REAL PREDICATION. • WE give a separate chapter to this topic out of respect for the space that it occupies in the history ..."