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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A term in a proposition that is associated with the referent of the proposition.

Usage examples (21)
  • Thus in the first place each of these two entities is known as a relatum in a general system of space-relations and in the second place the particular mutual relation of...
  • And his point just appears to be that some relational situations are grounded in a single property or accident of a single relatum.
  • And the same thing is true of all relations between being and non-being, which reason forms insofar as it apprehends a non-being as a certain relatum.
  • Whereas envy is a two party relation, with a third relatum that is a good (albeit a good that could be a particular person's affections); and the envious person's locus... for more
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