Categorial



of or relating to a categorial grammar.
(in generative grammar) of or relating to the part of the base component that contains rules for establishing syntactic categories and ordering the elements within them.
adjective
of or relating to a category
(logic) (of a statement) consisting of a subject, S, and a predicate, P, each of which denotes a class, and having one of the following forms: all S are P (universal affirmative); some S are P (particular affirmative); some S are not P (particular negative); no S are P (universal negative) See syllogism

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  • Categorial-grammar

    a grammar in which linguistic elements are categorized in terms of their ability to combine with one another to form larger constituents. noun a theory that characterizes syntactic categories in terms of functions between classes of expressions. The basic classes are names (N) and sentences (S). Intransitive verbs are symbols for functions which take a […]

  • Categoric

    without exceptions or conditions; absolute; unqualified and unconditional: a categorical denial. Logic. (of a proposition) analyzable into a subject and an attribute related by a copula, as in the proposition “All humans are mortal.”. (of a syllogism) having categorical propositions as premises. of, relating to, or in a category. Historical Examples It was on this […]



  • Categoric-contact

    behavior toward an individual on the basis of the type or group of people that person represents rather than on the basis of personal makeup.

  • Categorical

    without exceptions or conditions; absolute; unqualified and unconditional: a categorical denial. Logic. (of a proposition) analyzable into a subject and an attribute related by a copula, as in the proposition “All humans are mortal.”. (of a syllogism) having categorical propositions as premises. of, relating to, or in a category. Contemporary Examples The appeal of Kahanism, […]



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