HyperDic: major_premise

English > 1 sense of the expression major premise:
NOUNcommunicationmajor premise, major premissthe premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)
English > major premise: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion).
Synonymmajor premiss
Part ofsyllogismdeductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises
Partsmajor termThe term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion
middle termThe term in a syllogism that is common to both premises and excluded from the conclusion
Broaderpremise, premiss, assumptionA statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
Spanishpremisa
Catalanpremissa

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