sentential function


noun Logic.

an expression that contains one or more variables and becomes meaningful when suitable constant terms are substituted for them.

Nearby words

  1. sentencing circle,
  2. sententia,
  3. sentential,
  4. sentential calculus,
  5. sentential connective,
  6. sententially,
  7. sententious,
  8. sententiously,
  9. senti,
  10. sentience

Origin of sentential function

First recorded in 1945–50


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British Dictionary definitions for sentential function

sentential function

noun

another name for open sentence
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