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pred′icate ad′jective(n.)

  1. an adjective that is used in the predicate with a copulative or factitive verb and has the same referent as the subject of the copulative verb or the direct object of the factitive verb, as sick in He is sick or

    It made him sick.

    Category: Grammar

Origin of predicate adjective:

1880–85

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