signate matter


Definition of signate matter

: matter that is numerically distinct in different individuals but is the same in quality or character for cognition

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First Known Use of signate matter

1711, in the meaning defined above

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“Signate matter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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