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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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
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