HyperDic: dependent_clause

English > 1 sense of the expression dependent clause:
NOUNcommunicationdependent clause, subordinate 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
English > dependent clause: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA 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.
Synonymsubordinate clause
Part ofcomplex sentenceA sentence composed of at least one main clause and one subordinate clause
Narrowernonrestrictive clause, descriptive clauseA subordinate clause that does not limit or restrict the meaning / meaning of the noun phrase it modifies
restrictive clauseA subordinate clause that limits or restricts the meaning / meaning of the noun phrase it modifies
Broaderclause(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence
Spanishoración subordinada
Catalanoració subordinada

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