verb (used with object)
Words nearby proposition
Origin of proposition
SYNONYMS FOR proposition
OTHER WORDS FROM propositionprop·o·si·tion·al, adjectiveprop·o·si·tion·al·ly, adverbun·der·prop·o·si·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for propositional
Only propositions can be "true," and only propositional functions can be "true under all circumstances."Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays|Bertrand Russell
The “Doctrine” is not usually an abstract theological dogma: it is simply the theme of the discourse stated in propositional form.Selected Sermons of Jonathan Edwards|Jonathan Edwards
A propositional function (that is to say a definition) does not always determine a class.
Call it a propositional function; and, if φx be a propositional function, the undetermined variable x is the argument.
For the text is rather a vague symbolical expression of a propositional function which is asserted to be true at all instants.
British Dictionary definitions for propositional
- the content of a sentence that affirms or denies something and is capable of being true or false
- the meaning of such a sentence: I am warm always expresses the same proposition whoever the speaker isCompare statement (def. 8)