Definitions For Predicate


  • One of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
  • (logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition; the second term in a proposition is predicated of the first term by means of the copula
  • The part of a sentence that expresses what is said about the subject


  • Involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
  • Affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
  • Make the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition
  • To base (something) onor uponsomething else

Is Predicate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Predicate is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Predicate in a Sentence

  • In the sentence “The child threw the ball,” the subject is “the child” and the predicate is “threw the ball.”
  • She has predicated her theory on recent findings by other astronomers
  • In “the sun is hot,” “hot” is a predicate adjective.

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