Definition of Definiendum

1. Noun. (semantics) The term—word or phrase—defined in a definition. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Definiendum

1. [n -DA]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Definiendum

definable
definably
definate
definately
definatly
define
defined
defined medium
definedness
definement
definements
definer
definers
defines
definienda
definiendum (current term)
definiens
definientia
defining
defining-vocabulary
defining characteristic
defining characteristics
defining vocabulary
definite
definite-article
definite article
definite articles
definite clause
definite integral
definite integrals

Literary usage of Definiendum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Problem of Logic by William Ralph Boyce Gibson, Augusta Klein (1908)
"The term to be defined, the subject-term or definiendum, is a term which ... But until the definition of a term is fixed, the term, qua definiendum, ..."

2. Skilful Thinking by G. J. Rossouw, Craig MacKenzie (1994)
"In a definition like the one given above, we call the concept that is being defined (key) the definiendum and the definition itself the definiens. ..."

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