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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predicativeadjective

    of adjectives; relating to or occurring within the predicate of a sentence

    "`red' is a predicative adjective in `the apple is red'"


  1. predicativenoun

    An element of the predicate of a sentence which supplements the subject or object by means of the verb. Predicatives may be nominal or adjectival.

  2. predicativeadjective

    Used after a verb, as a predicate;

    In the sentence, u2018This house is big', u2018big' is predicative, whereas in u2018This is a big house', it is attributive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Predicativeadjective

    expressing affirmation or predication; affirming; predicating, as, a predicative term

    Etymology: [L. praedicativus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of predicative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of predicative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    a hazy or indistinct representation
    • A. conceal
    • B. carry
    • C. blur
    • D. deny

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