syntax

  1. the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
  2. a systematic orderly arrangement
  3. studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences

syntax

the rules of a grammar which govern the way words are combined to form sentences and other phrases in a language.

Syntax

Sometimes called word order; how words combine tform sentences and the rules governing sentence formation.
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Syntax

The grammatical arrangement of words in a sentence. In traditional poetry syntax was often altered/reversed in order to facilitate a rhyme scheme e.g. in this poem by A.E.Housman:
'When I would muse in boyhood
  The wild green woods among
And nurse resolves and fancies
  Because the world was young,'
'Among' is thrown to the en...
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syntax

[n] - a systematic orderly arrangement 2. [n] - studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences 3. [n] - the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
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Syntax

the arrangement of words to show relationships of meaning within a sentence
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Syntax

This means the relationship between the word order within a sentence. The normal word order within a sentence would follow the pattern: Subject, Verb, Object. e.g. The boy borrowed the rubber. ('boy' is the subject of the sentence, 'borrowed' is the verb and 'rubber' is the object)
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Syntax

Syntax is the study of sentence structure, ie how words are used together in a sentence.
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Syntax

The rules governing the structure of a language.
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Syntax

Syn'tax noun [ Latin syntaxis , Greek ..., from ... to put together in order; sy`n with + ... to put in order; confer French syntaxe . See Syn- , and Tactics .] 1. Connected system or order; union of things; a number of things jointed together; organism. ...
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syntax

1. Connected system or order; union of things; a number of things jointed together; organism. 'They owe no other dependence to the first than what is common to the whole syntax of beings.' (Glanvill) ... 2. That part of grammar which treats of the construction of sentences; the due arrangement of words in sentences in their necessary relations, acc...
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syntax

noun studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences
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syntax

phrase structure noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
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Syntax

• (n.) That part of grammar which treats of the construction of sentences; the due arrangement of words in sentences in their necessary relations, according to established usage in any language. • (n.) Connected system or order; union of things; a number of things jointed together; organism.
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syntax

the arrangement of words in sentences, clauses, and phrases, and the study of the formation of sentences and the relationship of their component ... [27 related articles]
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syntax

syntax 1. The grammatical arrangement of words in sentences. 2. Studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences. 3. A systematic orderly arrangement. Related-word units meaning same: auto-; equ-; homeo-; homo-; iso-; pari-; peer-; tauto-.
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syntax

The arrangement of sentences; sentence construction: coordination, subordination
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syntax

the relationship among characters or groups of characters, independent of their meanings or the manner of their interpretation and use
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Syntax

The use of the structure of language, or knowledge about the structure of language to solve problems or understand text.
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syntax

syntax: see grammar.
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syntax

Structure of language; the ways in which words are ordered and combined to convey meaning. Syntax applies principally to grammar, and a grammatically correct sentence is also syntactically correct, but syntax also involves the order of the words in the sentence
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syntax

The rules by which words in a language are put together in relation to each other to make sentences.
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Syntax

[programming languages] In computer science, the syntax of a computer language is the set of rules that defines the combinations of symbols that are considered to be a correctly structured document or fragment in that language. This applies both to programming languages, where the document represents source code, and markup languages, where...
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Syntax

[logic] In logic, syntax is anything having to do with formal languages or formal systems without regard to any interpretation or meaning given to them. Syntax is concerned with the rules used for constructing, or transforming the symbols and words of a language, as contrasted with the semantics of a language which is concerned with its mea...
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Syntax

In linguistics, syntax (from Ancient Greek σύνταξις `coordination` from σύν syn, `together,` and τάξις táxis, `an ordering`) is `the study of the principles and processes by which sentences are constructed in particular languages.` In addition to referring to the discipline, the term syntax is also used to refer directly t...
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