Definition of predicate:
pronounce, set forth, establish, conceive, judge, antecedent, express, proclaim, certify, verb phrase, affirm, collocate, glorify, propound, avow, underpin, draw a conclusion/an inference, declare, claim, clause, root, sum up, cleft sentence, base, infer, tell, extol, build, verb, protest, swear, accusative, adjunct, measure, connote, conceptualize, part of speech, state, ground, assert, verbal phrase, specify, appraise, exclaim, hit on, maintain, asseverate, inform, laud, predicative, assure, allophone, aver, allomorph, allege, found, article, word, hang, avouch, say, promulgate, depose, imply, come up with, case, over, rest, exalt, testify.
- "The Approach to Philosophy", Ralph Barton Perry.
- "A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)", John Stuart Mill.
" Than those," is an elliptical member, meaning, " than are those moments," or, " than those moments are pleasing;" both subject and predicate are wholly suppressed, except that those is reckoned a part of the logical subject.- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.