of adjectives; relating to or occurring within the predicate of a sentence
"`red' is a predicative adjective in `the apple is red'"
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.
Used after a verb, as a predicate;
In the sentence, This house is big', big' is predicative, whereas in This is a big house', it is attributive.
Predicative refers to a linguistic or grammatical expression that attributes a characteristic or property to a subject. It indicates the nature, state, or identity of the subject. For example, in the sentence "The sky is blue," "blue" is a predicative adjective that describes the subject, "sky". Predicative expressions can be adjectives, noun phrases, prepositional phrases, or clauses.
expressing affirmation or predication; affirming; predicating, as, a predicative term
Origin: [L. praedicativus.]
The numerical value of predicative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of predicative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4