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relatum

noun plural -ta (-tə)
  1. logic one of the objects between which a relation is said to hold
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Historical Examples of relatum

  • 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

  • It will of course be a relatum in relations which also implicate other factors of nature.

    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