Meaning of syncategorematic

syn•cat•e•gor•e•mat•ic

Pronunciation: (sin-kat"i-gôr"u-mat'ik, -gor"-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a word that is part of a categorical proposition but is not a term, as all, some, is.
  2. of or pertaining to a word or symbol that has no independent meaning and acquires meaning only in the context of other words or symbols, as the symbol ( or the word of. Cf.(def. 9).
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