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  1. predicatornoun

    an expression that predicates


  1. predicatornoun

    That which predicates; that designates a property or relationship


  1. predicator

    A predicator in linguistics is the element of a sentence or clause that expresses what is being asserted, commented, or questioned about the subject. Predicators often take the form of verbs or verb phrases, but they can also be other types of words or phrases that provide information about the subject. They are crucial for the formation of predicate structures in a sentence.

Editors Contribution

  1. predicator

    a verb phrase considered as a constituent of clause structure, along with subject, object, and adjunct.

    Some linguists use the term predicator to refer to the whole verb group in a clause

    Submitted by anonymous on June 11, 2017  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of predicator in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of predicator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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