Definition of hyponym. Meaning of hyponym. Synonyms of hyponym

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Definition of hyponym

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Meaning of hyponym from wikipedia

- in linguistics, a hyponym (from gr**** hupó, 'under' and onomas, 'name') is a word or phrase whose semantic field is included within that of another word
- steamer which are included in ship. a hypernym is superordinate to a hyponym, and a hyponym is subordinate to a hypernym. an animal is a generalization
- president. thus a metonym is a type of synonym, and the word metonym is a hyponym of the word synonym. the analysis of synonymy, polysemy, and hyponymy and
- convention, the respiratory rate, although in precise usage ventilation is a hyponym, not a synonym, of respiration). ventilation volumes and rates are categorized
- adnoun is a linguistic term used with two different meanings. an adnoun is a kind of lexical category. in english, it is a word that is usually an adjective
- referent possesses. a bahuvrihi is exocentric, so that the compound is not a hyponym of its head. for instance, a sabretooth (smil-odon) is neither a sabre
- of a whole. a word denoting a subset of what another word denotes is a hyponym. in knowledge representation languages, meronymy is often expressed as
- hypernym-hyponym (supertype-subtype) relations between types (cl****es) defining a taxonomic hierarchy, where for a subsumption relation: a hyponym (subtype