[ UK /səmˈæntɪks/ ]
[ US /sɪˈmæntɪks/ ]
  1. the study of language meaning
  2. the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text
    a petty argument about semantics
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How To Use semantics In A Sentence

  • Consequently it has provided a testing ground for a number of competing hypotheses concerning the relationship between syntax, semantics, and pragmatics in linguistic theory.
  • He embarks on a semantics lecture, suggesting the term “shelter” sends the wrong meaning: “The word connotes impermanency. A Billion Lives
  • The task also has a start node, however, this node is optional and does not change the execution semantics of the task, which can only begin execution when the input is available.
  • His remarks on French, focus on syntax and semantics, all but omitting phonology, phonetics and orthography.
  • Most procedural programming languages follow natural semantics of control flow and hence are easy to understand.
  • But there is a great many discoursive structures, a lot of semantics and pragmatics, that are not learned until much later, even in monolinguals. MULTILINGUAL KID.
  • Hence meaningful concepts of "intuitionistic truth" and "linear-logic truth" can be derived from the semantics of computability logic.
  • Based on the existing researches, this paper carries out homonymy research from different points of views, like lexicology, semantics, rhetoric, pragmatics, comparative linguistics and so on.
  • The results suggest the right side of the brain is important for processing emotional tone, or prosody, while the left side is important for processing emotional meaning, or semantics.
  • We must attend to social and cultural history in order to make sense of semantics.
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