Definition of Prescinds
1. Verb. (third-person singular of prescind) ¹
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Definition of Prescinds
1. prescind [v] - See also: prescind
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prescinds
Literary usage of Prescinds
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Human Intellect: With an Introduction Upon Psychology and the Soul by Noah Porter (1869)
"Thus, in the example cited, the mind prescinds the redness, and abstracts its attention from all the remaining attributes. The next step is, to perceive by ..."
2. The Metaphysics of the School by Thomas Harper (1879)
"The objective concept of Being prescinds negatively from all its subordinate determinations; as a confused representation ..."
3. A History of Rehoboth, Massachusetts: Its History for 275 Years, 1643-1918 by George Henry Tilton, Leonard Bliss (1918)
"... so given & devoted be annually leased out by said prescinds committe that shall or may be chosen to lett out said prescinds money as by Act of General ..."
4. The Elements of Intellectual Science by Noah Porter (1890)
"Kant and Hamilton say that abstraction refers to that from which the mind withdraws itself, while it prescinds the element to which it attends. ..."
5. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1918)
"... abstracts or prescinds it. This very seizure of some one element generalizes the one abstracted. . . . Attention, in drawing it forth, ..."
6. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1893)
"... that the letter really prescinds from all title of conquest, whilst at the same time it makes i gift or transfer of dominion to Henry II. ..."
7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In this first stage it prescinds alike from universality and individuality. But the intellect does not stop there. It recognizes its object as capable of ..."
8. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It seems probable that of itself it prescinds from substantia prima and substantia secunda, and is restricted to the former signification only by the word ..."