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Definitions and Synonyms of semantics | Another word for semantics | What is semantics?

Definition 1: the study of language meaning - [noun denoting cognition]

(semantics is a kind of ...) the scientific study of language

(... is a kind of semantics ) the function of pointing or specifying from the perspective of a participant in an act of speech or writing; aspects of a communication whose interpretation depends on knowledge of the context in which the communication occurs

(... is a kind of semantics ) the branch of semantics that studies the logical aspects of meaning

(... is a kind of semantics ) the branch of semantics that studies the meanings and relations of words

(... is a kind of semantics ) the branch of semantics that studies the cognitive aspects of meaning

Definition 2: the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where semantics or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a petty argument about semantics

(semantics is a kind of ...) the idea that is intended

"What is the meaning of this proverb?"

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