Definition of Phrase. Meaning of Phrase. Synonyms of Phrase

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Definition of Phrase

Phrase
Phrase 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 may be any group of words, often carrying a special idiomatic meaning; in this sense it is roughly synonymous with expression...
- The phrase "Lest we forget" is commonly used in war remembrance services and commemorative occasions in English speaking countries, in particular Remembrance...
- A noun phrase or nominal phrase (abbreviated NP) is a phrase that has a noun (or indefinite pronoun) as its head or performs the same grammatical function...
- 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...
- "Open Sesame" (French: Sésame, ouvre-toi) is a magical phrase in the story of "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" in One Thousand and One Nights. It opens...
- activist and community organizer, began using the phrase "Me Too" as early as 2006, and the phrase was later po****rized by American actress Alyssa Milano...
- A set phrase or fixed phrase is a phrase whose parts are fixed in a certain order, even if the phrase could be changed without harming the literal meaning...
- Phrasing may refer to: Phrasing (DJ) Musical phrasing Textual phrasing (linguistics) Phrase (disambiguation)...
- An adjective phrase (or adjectival phrase) is a phrase the head word of which is an adjective, e.g. fond of steak, very happy, quite upset about it, etc...
- A laconic phrase or laconism is a concise or terse statement, especially a blunt and elliptical rejoinder. It is named after Laconia, the region of Greece...
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