HyperDic: syntax

English > 3 senses of the word syntax:
NOUNcognitionsyntax, sentence structure, phrase structurethe grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
groupsyntaxa systematic orderly arrangement
cognitionsyntaxstudies of the rules for forming admissible sentences
syntax > pronunciation
Soundssih'ntae.ks
RhymesActs ... Zovirax: 33 rhymes with aeks...
English > syntax: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe grammatical arrangement of words in sentences.
Synonymssentence structure, phrase structure
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
BroaderstructureThe complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations
Spanishsintaxis
Catalansintaxi
Adjectivessyntactic, syntacticalof or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax
Nounssyntacticiana linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax
English > syntax: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA systematic orderly arrangement.
Broadersystem, schemeA group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
Spanishsintaxis
Catalansintaxi
English > syntax: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningstudies of the rules for forming admissible sentences.
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Narrowergenerative grammar(linguistics) a type of grammar that describes syntax in terms of a set of logical rules that can generate all and only the infinite number of grammatical sentences in a language and assigns them all the correct structural description
BroadergrammarThe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
Spanishsintaxis
Catalansintaxi
Adjectivessyntactic, syntacticalof or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax
Nounssyntacticiana linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax

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