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se•man•tics



Pronunciation: (si-man'tiks), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/semantics.html on line 75 [key]
n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. Ling.
a. the study of meaning.
b. the study of linguistic development by classifying and examining changes in meaning and form.
2. Also called significs. the branch of semiotics dealing with the relations between signs and what they denote.
3. the meaning, or an interpretation of the meaning, of a word, sign, sentence, etc.: Let's not argue about semantics.
4. See general semantics.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/semantics.html on line 144 semantics (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/semantics.html on line 146 semantics (Encyclopedia)

 

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