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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Predicate \Pred"i*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Predicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Predicating.] [L. praedicatus, p. p. of praedicare to cry in public, to proclaim. See Preach.] 1. To assert to belong to something; to affirm (one thing of another); as, to predicate whiteness of snow. [1913 Webster] 2. To found; to base. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] Note: Predicate is sometimes used in the United States for found or base; as, to predicate an argument on certain principles; to predicate a statement on information received. Predicate is a term in logic, and used only in a single case, namely, when we affirm one thing of another. "Similitude is not predicated of essences or substances, but of figures and qualities only." --Cudworth. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "predicated": affirmed, alleged, announced, asserted, asseverated, attested, averred, avouched, avowed, based on, boxed in, certified, circumscribed by, contingent, contingent on, declared, dependent, dependent on, depending, depending on, depending on circumstances, deposed, enunciated, hedged about by, hinging on, incident to, incidental to, manifestoed, pledged, predicated on, professed, pronounced, revolving on, stated, subject to, sworn, sworn to, turning on, vouched, vouched for, vowed, warranted




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