Definition of Clause. Meaning of Clause. Synonyms of Clause

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Definition of Clause

Clause
Clause Clause, n. [F. clause, LL. clausa, equiv. to L. clausula clause, prop., close of ? rhetorical period, close, fr. claudere to shut, to end. See Close.] 1. A separate portion of a written paper, paragraph, or sentence; an article, stipulation, or proviso, in a legal document. The usual attestation clause to a will. --Bouvier. 2. (Gram.) A subordinate portion or a subdivision of a sentence containing a subject and its predicate.
Clause
Clause Clause, n. [Obs.] See Letters clause or close, under Letter.

Meaning of Clause from wikipedia

- In language, a clause is a constituent that comprises a semantic predicand (expressed or not) and a semantic predicate. A typical clause consists of a...
- that source code be distributed at all. In addition to the original (4-clause) license used for BSD, several derivative licenses have emerged that are...
- dependent clause, also known as a subordinate clause, subclause or embedded clause, is a certain type of clause that juxtaposes an independent clause within...
- includes the Citizenship Clause, Privileges or Immunities Clause, Due Process Clause, and Equal Protection Clause. The Citizenship Clause broadly defines citizenship...
- clause is a clause that modifies a noun or noun phrase and uses some grammatical device to indicate that one of the arguments in the relative clause refers...
- grammar, an independent clause (or main clause) is a clause that can stand by itself as a simple sentence. An independent clause contains a subject and...
- The Commerce Clause describes an enumerated power listed in the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3). The clause states that the...
- A grandfather clause, also known as grandfather policy, grandfathering, or being grandfathered in, is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply...
- An adverbial clause is a dependent clause that functions as an adverb. That is, the entire clause modifies a separate element within a sentence. As with...
- 1's Vesting Clause declares that the executive power of the federal government is vested in the president and, along with the Vesting Clauses of Article...