- Traditional Logic. of or relating to a word that is part of a categorical proposition but is not a term, as all, some, is.
- Contemporary Logic. of or relating to a word or symbol that has no independent meaning and acquires meaning only in the context of other words or symbols, as the symbol ( or the word of.Compare term(def 9).
Origin of syncategorematic
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Examples from the Web for syncategorematic
A word that can only form part of a term is Syncategorematic.
A nice point is whether the Adjective is categorematic or syncategorematic.
Thus words are classified as Categorematic or Syncategorematic.Logic
- philosophy applying to expressions that are not in any of Aristotle's categories, but form meaningful expressions together with them, such as conjunctions and adverbs