noun, plural cop·u·las, cop·u·lae [kop-yuh-lee]. /ˈkɒp yəˌli/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM copulacop·u·lar, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH copulacopula , cupola
Words nearby copula
Example sentences from the Web for copula
In these we recognize the insistent demand for the organization of predicate and copula.Studies in Logical Theory|John Dewey
The theme in confirmation must always admit of being expressed in a logical ——, with subject, predicate, and copula.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
They often give more correctly the easily confused pronominal suffixes; and the copula.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of the Twelve Prophets, Vol. I|George Adam Smith
In such a case as this, the verb expresses predication and nothing else, and is called a copula.Hume|T.H. Huxley
The want of a copula is another instance of the primitive character of the tongue.The Soul of the Far East|Percival Lowell