a. Grammar and Rhetoric. The use of more words in a sentence or clause than are necessary to express the meaning; redundancy of expression either as a fault of style, or as a rhetorical figure used for emphasis or clarity. Also: an instance of this; a superfluously worded expression or phrase.
b. The addition of an extra or superfluous letter or syllable to a word; a word extended in this way. Obs. rare.
2. gen. Superfluity, redundancy, or excess; something superfluous or redundant. Cf. pleonastic adj. 2.
trans. To call together, summon to assemble; to assemble or bring together by summons.
trans. To bring forward (a person or thing), esp. in support of a case or an argument; to produce (a witness); to cite as evidence (a fact, an example, etc.)
a. Of a date, calendar, etc.: calculated retrospectively using a dating system not in use at the specified point in time; projected backwards in time.
b. gen. Of, relating to, or characterized by prolepsis or anticipation; anticipatory.
c. Predictive, prognostic. Cf. proleptics n. Obs. rare—0.
†1. Chiefly Grammar. The rhetorical figure in which a matter is stated in a brief summary manner before the particular details, aspects, etc., are set out; esp. the particular form of this figure in which the main verb agrees in number with the plural subject rather than the singular nouns denoting its constituent parts. Obs.
a. The action or fact of representing or regarding (esp. as a rhetorical figure, originally in speech or writing) something in the future as already done or existing; anticipation; an instance of this. Also: use of or reference to a name, event, etc., in relation to too early a date; = prochronism n.
Rhetoric. The action of anticipating a possible objection or counter-argument in order to answer or discount it, or to deprive it of force (as a rhetorical figure); = Procatalepsis
1. That intervenes or comes in between; that comes in as something incidental, secondary, or extraneous. a. Situated between other things or between points in space; intervening. b. Occurring between certain points of time or events; happening in or occupying an interval.
Erinnerung – German for memory, via Hegel, it seems
Aufhebung – Aufheben or Aufhebung is a German word with several seemingly contradictory meanings, including “to lift up”, “to abolish”, or “to sublate”. The term has also been defined as “abolish,” “preserve,” and “transcend.” In philosophy, aufheben is used by Hegel to explain what happens when a thesis and antithesis interact, particularly via the term “sublate.”
†1. trans. To remove, take away. Obs. 2. Logic. To deny, contradict, disaffirm: opposed to posit v. 2.3. Hegelian Philos. (rendering German aufheben, used by Hegel as having the opposite meanings of ‘destroy’ and ‘preserve’): see quots. 18651, 18652.
semasiology, noun. That branch of philology which deals with the meanings of words, sense-development, and the like.