the part of a sentence that expresses an idea, usu. the predicate; comment; also called rheme
Greek ‘what is said, word, saying’
rhematic adj, rhematology n
adjective 1. pertaining to the formation of words. 2. pertaining to the rheme of a sentence.
noun, Linguistics. 1. comment (def 7). noun 1. (linguistics) the constituent of a sentence that adds most new information, in addition to what has already been said in the discourse. The rheme is usually, but not always, associated with the subject Compare theme (sense 5) noun See rhema
adjective 1. of, relating to, or originating in Reims
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or containing rhenium.