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

Definition of categorematic

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of categorematic

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

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