"protasis" Definition

  1. n. A proposition; a maxim.
  2. n. The introductory or subordinate member of a sentence, generally of a conditional sentence; -- opposed to apodosis. See Apodosis.
  3. n. The first part of a drama, of a poem, or the like; the introduction; opposed to epitasis.

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Position in dictionary: 78945 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "protasis": 1
Words that end with "protasis": 1
Words that contain "protasis": 1
Next words in dictionary: protatic, proteaceous, protean, proteanly, protect, protected, protecting, protectingly, protection, protectionism
Previous words in dictionary: protandrous, protandric, protamin, protagonist, protagon, protactic, prosylogism, prosy, prostyle, prostration

English Dictionary Definition of protasis

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