Definition of Phrase. Meaning of Phrase. Synonyms of Phrase
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Definition of Phrase
PhrasePhrase Phrase, v. i.
1. To use proper or fine phrases. [R.]
2. (Mus.) To group notes into phrases; as, he phrases well.
See Phrase, n., 4.
Meaning of Phrase from wikipedia
- In everyday
speech, a phrase
is any group
of words, often carrying
a special idiomatic
meaning; in this sense
it is synonymous
with expression. In linguistic...
- A noun phrase
, or nominal
), is a phrase
that has a noun (or indefinite
pronoun) as its head or performs
the same grammatical function
as a noun...
- A laconic phrase
is a concise
rejoinder. It is named after
Laconia, the region
- In linguistics, an adverbial phrase
("AdvP") is a multi-word expression operating
adverbially: its syntactic function
is to modify other
- adpositional phrase
, in linguistics, is a syntactic category
that includes prepositional phrases
, postpositional phrases
, and cir****positional phrases
- A set phrase
or fixed phrase
is a phrase whose parts
in a certain
order, even if the phrase could
be changed without harming
- In music
theory, a phrase
(Gr****: φράση) is a unit of musical meter
that has a complete musical sense
of its own, built
from figures, motifs, and cells...
- A proverbial phrase
or a proverbial expression
is type of a conventional saying similar
by oral tradition. The difference
- In linguistics, a verb phrase
(VP) is a syntactic
of at least
one verb and its dependents—objects, complements
- An adjective phrase
(or adjectival phrase
) is a phrase
the head of which
is an adjective, e.g. fond of steak, very happy, quite upset about
it, etc. The...
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