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1predicable

noun pred·i·ca·ble \ˈpre-di-kə-bəl\

Definition of PREDICABLE

:  something that may be predicated; especially :  one of the five most general kinds of attribution in traditional logic that include genus, species, difference, property, and accident

Origin of PREDICABLE

Medieval Latin praedicabile, from neuter of praedicabilis
First Known Use: 1551

Rhymes with PREDICABLE

2predicable

adjective

Definition of PREDICABLE

:  capable of being asserted

Origin of PREDICABLE

Medieval Latin praedicabilis, from Late Latin praedicare to predicate
First Known Use: circa 1598

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