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predicate /prdket/ v. [T] -cated, -cating, -cates to base an action or belief on s.t.: He predicated his argument that there is life after death on his belief in God.
n. /prdkt/ in grammar, the part of a sentence that says s.t. about the subject and that consists of a verb and words connected to the verb: In the sentence, We bought a new car, bought a new car is the predicate. -n. [U] predication /prdken/.