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

- between main clauses (i.e. matrix clauses, independent clauses) and subordinate clauses (i.e. embedded clauses, dependent clauses). A main clause can stand...
- 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 a predicate...
- Jeopardy Clause, provides the right of defendants to be tried only once in federal court for the same offense. The self-incrimination clause provides...
- the Senate. In combination with the Vesting Clauses of the Article Two and Article Three, the Vesting Clause of Article One establishes the separation of...
- the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, together with that Amendment's Free Exercise Clause, form the constitutional...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Commerce Clause describes an enumerated power listed in the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3). The clause states that the...
- Nobility Clause The Domestic Emoluments Clause, Article II, Section 1, Clause 7, also called the Presidential Emoluments Clause The Ineligibility Clause, Article...
- The Title of Nobility Clause is a provision in Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution, that prohibits the federal government...
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