categorematic

adjective
cat·​e·​gor·​e·​mat·​ic | \ ¦katəˌgȯrə¦matik \

Definition of categorematic

: capable of standing alone as the subject or predicate of a logical proposition : expressing a complete substantive meaning man is a categorematic word opposed to syncategorematic

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History and Etymology for categorematic

French catégorématique, from Greek katēgorēmat-, katēgorēma predicate (from katēgorein to predicate) + French -ique -ic

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“Categorematic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/categorematic. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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