[ trooth-fuhngk-shuhn ]
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  1. a statement so constructed from other statements that its truth-value depends on the truth-values of the other statements rather than on their meanings.

Other words from truth-function

  • truth-func·tion·al, adjective
  • truth-func·tion·al·ly, adverb

Words Nearby truth-function Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for truth-function


  1. a function that determines the truth-value of a complex sentence solely in terms of the truth-values of the component sentences without reference to their meaning

  2. a complex sentence whose truth-value is so determined, such as a negation or conjunction

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