HyperDic: clause

English > 2 senses of the word clause:
NOUNcommunicationclause(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence
communicationclause, articlea separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
clause > pronunciation
Soundsklao'z
Rhymesapplause ... tropopause: 8 rhymes with aoz...
English > clause: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence.
CategorygrammarThe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
Part ofsentenceA string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
Narrowercoordinate clauseA clause in a complex sentence that is grammatically equivalent to the main clause and that performs the same grammatical function
main clause, independent clauseA clause in a complex sentence that can stand alone as a complete sentence
relative clauseA clause introduced by a relative pronoun
subordinate clause, dependent clauseA clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective / adjective or adverb / adverb
Broaderconstruction, grammatical construction, expressionA group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
Spanishcláusula, proposición
Catalanclàusula, proposició
Adjectivesclausalof or relating to or functioning as a clause
English > clause: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will).
Synonymarticle
CategorycontractA binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Part ofdocument, written document, paperswriting that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Narrowerarbitration clauseA clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contract
deductibleA clause in an insurance policy that relieves / relieves the insurer of responsibility to pay the initial loss up to a stated amount
double indemnityA clause in an insurance policy that provides for double the face value of the policy in the case of accidental death
escalator clause, escalatorA clause in a contract that provides for an increase / increase / increase or a decrease in wages or prices or benefits etc. depending on certain conditions (as a change in the cost of living index)
jokerAn inconspicuous clause in a document or bill that affects its meaning in a way that is not immediately apparent
reserve clauseA clause that used to be part of the contract with a professional athlete extending the contract for a year beyond its expiration
riderA clause that is appended to a legislative bill
Broadersection, subdivisionA self-contained part of a larger / larger composition / composition (written or musical)
Spanishartículo, cláusula
Catalanarticle, clàusula

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