grammar

the term is generally used to include syntax and morphology but may also be used in a wider sense to include rules of phonology and semantics . A grammar is a collection of linguistic rules which define a language.

Grammar

In linguistics, grammar is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language. The term refers also to the study of such rules, and this field includes morphology, syntax, and phonology, often complemented by phonetics, semantics, and pragmatics. ==Use of the term== The term grammar i...
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Grammar

the conventions which govern the relationships between words in any language. Includes the study of word order and changes in words: use of inflections, etc. Study of grammar is important, as it enhances both reading and writing skills; it supports effective communication.
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Grammar

(Grammar (grammatical / grammaticality)) Grammar is the set of rules that tells how words can be put into a sequence and a form that allows their meaning to become unambiguous in a sentence. The order of words in a phrase, clause or sentence is called its syntax and the form of words is called morphology (for example, to show plural we add the morp...
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grammar

(language/systems) The set of rules that govern how messages are assembled for a given language, system, or medium. Grammar works with the vocabulary to create messages or convey information.
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grammar

[n] - studies of the formation of basic linguistic units
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Grammar

• (n.) A treatise on the principles of language; a book containing the principles and rules for correctness in speaking or writing. • (v. i.) To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar. • (n.) The science which treats of the principles of language; the study of forms of speech, and their relations to one another; ...
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grammar

noun the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics or morphology)
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Grammar

Gram'mar intransitive verb To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar. [ Obsolete] Beau. & Fl.
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Grammar

Gram'mar noun [ Middle English gramere , Old French gramaire , French grammaire Prob. from Latin gramatica Gr ..., fem. of ... skilled in grammar, from ... letter. See Gramme , Graphic , and confer Grammatical , Gramarye .] 1. The scie...
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grammar

1. The science which treats of the principles of language; the study of forms of speech, and their relations to one another; the art concerned with the right use aud application of the rules of a language, in speaking or writing. ... The whole fabric of grammar rests upon the classifying of words according to their function in the sentence. ... 2. ...
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grammar

A level of linguistics which is concerned with the manner in which words combine together structurally to form sentences. In this sense grammar is a descriptive phenomenon. It can also be used to refer to speakers' knowledge of how to produce well-formed sentences in which case it is an ability, it is speakers' competence in the generative sense.
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grammar

a systematic description of the syntax of a language. The C++ grammar is large and rather messy. Some of the syntactic complexity was inherited from C. TC++PL A, D&E 2.8.
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grammar

Grammar is the system of relationships between elements of the SENTENCE that links the ‘sounds’ to the ‘meanings’. It is used to refer both to the knowledge of language in the speaker’s mind, and to the system as written down in rules, grammar-books and other descriptions. The type of grammar derived from classical languages that is often...
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grammar

grammar, description of the structure of a language, consisting of the sounds (see phonology); the meaningful combinations of these sounds into words or parts of words, called morphemes; and the arrangement of the morphemes into phrases and sentences, called syntax. School grammars for the speakers ...
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grammar

grammar, grammatical 1. The study of a language that deals with its inflexional forms or other means of indicating the relations of words in the sentence, and with the rules for employing these in accordance with established usage; usually including also the department that deals with the phonetic system of the language and the principles of its re...
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Grammar

Grammar, in reference to any language, is the system of rules, principles, and facts which must be known in order to speak and write the language correctly. Comparative grammar treats of the laws, customs, and forms which are shown by comparison to be common to various languages; general or universal grammar, of those laws which, by logical deducti...
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grammar

mathA set of definitions that define the syntax of a language. A grammar generates the strings in the language and so implicitly describes how to recognize and parse strings in the language. [ generate ] [ parse ] [ recognise ]
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grammar

rules of a language governing the sounds, words, sentences, and other elements, as well as their combination and interpretation. The word grammar ... [9 related articles]
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grammar

the branch of linguistics that deals with sentence structure
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grammar

the branch of linguistics that deals with sentence structure
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grammar

the branch of linguistics that deals with sentence structure
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grammar

The rules for combining words into phrases, clauses, sentences, and paragraphs. The standardizing impact of print has meant that spoken or colloquial language is often perceived as less grammatical than written language, but all forms of a language, standard or otherwise, have their own grammatical systems. People often acquire several overlapping ...
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Grammar

The science or art of correct writing. As an art this habit resides in the intellect. Its end is the conformity of one mind with other minds through the medium of the written word. Grammar should be at the service of logic.
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Grammar

the study of sentence structure, especially with reference to syntax and semantics
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