Flashcards in Kinds of definitions Deck (6)
Introduces a new term or symbol and gives it a new meaning for some specific purpose.
Reports the meaning that the definiendum already has in a given linguistic community.
Eliminates ambiguity or vagueness by precisifying an extant term.
Encapsulates an understanding of some theory T in which defined term t is a key element.
Gives a word a new descriptive meaning while retaining its emotive meaning to affect the publics attitude by praising or denigrating the referent of the defined term.