Definition of Apodosis

1. n. The consequent clause or conclusion in a conditional sentence, expressing the result, and thus distinguished from the protasis or clause which expresses a condition. Thus, in the sentence, "Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him," the former clause is the protasis, and the latter the apodosis.



Definition of Apodosis

1. Noun. (logic grammar) The consequential clause in a conditional sentence. ¹

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Definition of Apodosis

1. the main clause of a conditional sentence [n -OSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apodosis

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apodictically
apodicticity
apodiform bird
apodioxis
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apodization
apodizations
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apodosis (current term)
apodotic
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Literary usage of Apodosis

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1. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges, Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1916)
"PROTASIS AND apodosis 512. A complete Conditional Sentence consists of two clauses, the Protasis and the apodosis. The clause containing the condition is ..."

2. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1904)
"THE apodosis OF THE UNREAL CONDITION IN ORATIO OBLIQUA IN LATIN1. ... Peters criticised the traditional rule for this form of apodosis, stating that he ..."

3. Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb by William Watson Goodwin (1897)
"Tins construction is equivalent to that of the Latin imperfect and pluperfect subjunctive in protasis and apodosis. With regard to the tenses, ..."

4. A Grammar of the Greek Language by William Edward Jelf (1866)
"Forms of the Protasis and apodosis*. El with Indicative in the Protasis. (See also 856.) ยง. 853. 1. Ei with any tense of the indicative: The thing supposed ..."

5. A Grammar of the Latin Language from Plautus to Suetonius by Henry John Roby (1874)
"The auxiliary verb in the apodosis may be in the subjunctive for 'si> a collateral reason; eg if the apodosis it a dependent question, 4ffc. ..."

6. Allen and Greenough's Shorter Latin Grammar for Schools and Academies by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Albert Andrew Howard (1896)
"The Conditional Sentence differs from other compound sentences in this, that the form of the main clause (apodosis) is determined in some degree by the ..."

7. Allen and Greenough's Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, George Lyman Kittredge (1888)
"Protasis and apodosis. 3O4. A complete conditional sentence consists of two clauses, the Protasis and the apodosis. The clause containing the condition is ..."

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