syn- + categorematic
syncategorematic (comparative more syncategorematic, superlative most syncategorematic)
- (linguistics, of a term) Needing other terms in order to make a meaningful constituent of language.
2009, MacFarlane, John, “Logical Constants”, in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, retrieved 2012-05-07:
- In sum, it is not clear how the distinction between categorematic and syncategorematic terms, so natural in the framework of a term logic, can be extended to a post-Fregean function/argument conception of propositional structure.