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Anvitabhidhanavada Explained By Madhvacharya – Relation Between Words In Sentence

What denotes, in a sentence, the relation between the meanings of the words? Different schools have found different answers to this question. Sri Madhvacharya says that words do not denote mere meanings. They denote both their meanings and their relation with an appropriate meaning of another word in the sentence. Other words in the sentence clarify the appropriate thing. The clarification helps to make the sense complete. This view presents the simplest path in the process of words making complete sense. 

The Madhwa School of philosophy has examined the theories of other schools and has shown their inadequacies.