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relatum

/rɪˈleɪtəm/
noun (pl) -ta (-tə)
1.
(logic) one of the objects between which a relation is said to hold
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  • The entity is so disclosed as a relatum in the complex which is nature.

    The Concept of Nature Alfred North Whitehead
  • The ‘it’ for thought is essentially a relatum for sense-awareness.

    The Concept of Nature Alfred North Whitehead
  • Accordingly we are now considering mind as a relatum in sense-awareness.

    The Concept of Nature Alfred North Whitehead
  • Thus a situation is an event which is a relatum in the relation of situation.

    The Concept of Nature Alfred North Whitehead
  • It will of course be a relatum in relations which also implicate other factors of nature.

    The Concept of Nature Alfred North Whitehead
  • Again, suppose the definiend to be a relatum: the correlate thereof must of course be declared in the definition.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Yet, if the correlate is thus described in the definition of a relatum, the definition cannot be considered good or sufficient.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Caput autem a Septimuleio, amico Gracchi, ad Opimium relatum auro repensum fertur.

    Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L'Homond
  • But in discerning an event we are also aware of its significance as a relatum in the structure of events.

    The Concept of Nature Alfred North Whitehead
  • The soul is the relatum, and is unintelligible and void of sense without its correlatum.

    The Mind and the Brain

    Alfred Binet

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