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isInterpretantFor has Category:OntologyElement and is an element of TestPattern


Name: isInterpretantFor

Type: owl:ObjectProperty

Description: The Peircean interpretant relation, widely adopted in semiotics: an Expression isInterpretantFor another, e.g. fourLeggedFriendOfHumans isInterpretantFor dog.

Synonymy, associativity, and even topical proximity are all sources for interpretants, e.g.: domestic dog isInterpretantFor dog (synonymy); bark isInterpretantFor dog (associativity); veterinary isInterpretantFor dog (topical proximity).

Semantic mechanisms such as metonymy depend on the interpretant relation.

The interpretant relation is here taken as very broad, also accepting InformationRealization(s) as interpretants.

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