sentential

adjective

sen·​ten·​tial sen-ˈten(t)-shəl How to pronounce sentential (audio)
1
: of or relating to a sentence
a relative clause with a sentential antecedent
2
: of, relating to, or involving a proposition in logic
sentential connective

Word History

First Known Use

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sentential was in 1646

Dictionary Entries Near sentential

Cite this Entry

“Sentential.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sentential. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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