What are some opposite words for predicate?
Antonyms for predicate
ˈprɛd ɪˌkeɪt; -kɪtpred·i·cate
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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.3 / 3 votes
To state (Latin sto, stand) is to set forth explicitly, formally, or particularly in speech or writing. Assert (Latin ad, to, and sero, bind) is strongly personal, signifying to state boldly and positively what the one making the statement has not attempted and may not attempt to prove. Affirm has less of egotism than assert (as seen in the word self-assertion), coming nearer to aver. It has more solemnity than declare, and more composure and dignity than asseverate, which is to assert excitedly. In legal usage, affirm has a general agreement with depose and testify; it differs from swear in not invoking the name of God. To assure is to state with such authority and confidence as the speaker feels ought to make the hearer sure. Certify is more formal, and applies rather to written documents or legal processes. Assure, certify, inform, apply to the person; affirm, etc., to the thing. Assert is combative; assure is conciliatory. I assert my right to cross the river; I assure my friend it is perfectly safe. To aver is to state positively what is within one's own knowledge or matter of deep conviction. One may assert himself, or assert his right to what he is willing to contend for; or he may assert in discussion what he is ready to maintain by argument or evidence. To assert without proof is always to lay oneself open to the suspicion of having no proof to offer, and seems to arrogate too much to one's personal authority, and hence in such cases both the verb assert and its noun assertion have an unfavorable sense; we say a mere assertion, a bare assertion, his unsupported assertion; he asserted his innocence has less force than he affirmed or maintained his innocence. Affirm, state, and tell have not the controversial sense of assert, but are simply declarative. To vindicate is to defend successfully what is assailed. Almost every criminal will assert his innocence; the honest man will seldom lack means to vindicate his integrity.
contradict, contravene, controvert, deny, disprove, dispute, gainsay, oppose, refute, repudiate, retract, waive
affirm, allege, assert, asseverate, assure, aver, avouch, avow, certify, claim, declare, depose, express, inform, maintain, pronounce, propound, protest, say, set forth, specify, state, swear, tell, testify
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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes
(logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition; the second term in a proposition is predicated of the first term by means of the copula
"`Socrates is a man' predicates manhood of Socrates"
predicate, verb phraseverb
one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
make the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition
"The predicate `dog' is predicated of the subject `Fido' in the sentence `Fido is a dog'"
affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
"The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"
exclaim, proclaim, laud, connote, extol, promulgate, glorify, exalt
involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
"solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well"
How to use predicate in a sentence?
We agree with the trial court that the individual defendants breached their fiduciary duties by engaging in conduct that fell outside the range of reasonableness, and that this was a sufficient predicate for its finding of aiding and abetting liability against Royal Bank of Canada.
There is a certain power of an indictment that had not been present in the equation, at this point, it's hard to see what the predicate is for a Chris Christie presidential run.
And yeah, it's a dumb thing to say. I mean, to predicate your opinion on the fact that the guy was born to Mexican parents or something, he's said a lot of dumb things. So have all of them. Both sides. But everybody - the press and everybody's going,' Oh, well, that's racist,' and they're making a big hoodoo out of it. Just fucking get over it. It's a sad time in history.
What I am looking for is the predicate for the search, was the information provided to the judge sufficient and necessary to authorize a raid on the former president's home within ninety days of the midterm election ? I am urging, actually insisting, the DOJ and the FBI lay their cards on the table as to why this course of action was necessary.
This is why they want to delay certification, because delaying certification could be a predicate to arguing that the state didn't make a choice, and that the legislature should step in.
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