Definition of Grammar. Meaning of Grammar. Synonyms of Grammar

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Definition of Grammar

Grammar
Grammar Gram"mar, n. [OE. gramere, OF. gramaire, F. grammaire Prob. fr. L. gramatica Gr ?, fem. of ? skilled in grammar, fr. ? letter. See Gramme, Graphic, and cf. Grammatical, Gramarye.] 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. Note: The whole fabric of grammar rests upon the classifying of words according to their function in the sentence. --Bain. 2. The art of speaking or writing with correctness or according to established usage; speech considered with regard to the rules of a grammar. The original bad grammar and bad spelling. --Macaulay. 3. A treatise on the principles of language; a book containing the principles and rules for correctness in speaking or writing. 4. treatise on the elements or principles of any science; as, a grammar of geography. Comparative grammar, the science which determines the relations of kindred languages by examining and comparing their grammatical forms. Grammar school. (a) A school, usually endowed, in which Latin and Greek grammar are taught, as also other studies preparatory to colleges or universities; as, the famous Rugby Grammar School. This use of the word is more common in England than in the United States. When any town shall increase to the number of a hundred families or householders, they shall set up a grammar school, the master thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the University. --Mass. Records (1647). (b) In the American system of graded common schools an intermediate grade between the primary school and the high school, in which the principles of English grammar are taught.
Grammar
Grammar Gram"mar, v. i. To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.

Meaning of Grammar from wikipedia

- In linguistics, grammar (from Ancient Gr**** γραμματική) is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases and words in a natural...
- A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally...
- Grammarly is a technology company that develops a digital writing tool using artificial intelligence and natural language processing. Through machine...
- In formal language theory, a context-free grammar (CFG) is a certain type of formal grammar: a set of production rules that describe all possible strings...
- A grammar checker, in computing terms, is a program, or part of a program, that attempts to verify written text for grammatical correctness. Grammar checkers...
- English grammar is the way in which meanings are encoded into wordings in the [English language]. This includes the structure of words, phrases, clauses...
- London Grammar are an English indie pop band formed in Nottingham in 2009. The band consists of Hannah Reid, Dan Rothman and Dominic 'Dot' Major. Their...
- phrase structure grammar (HPSG) Lexical functional grammar (LFG) Nanosyntax Relational grammar (RG) (now largely out of date) Harmonic grammar (HG) (similar...
- Generative grammar is a linguistic theory that regards grammar as a system of rules that generates exactly those combinations of words that form grammatical...
- linguistics, transformational grammar (TG) or transformational-generative grammar (TGG) is part of the theory of generative grammar, especially of natural languages...
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