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 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 (phrase), 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 or laconism is a concise or terse statement, especially a blunt and elliptical rejoinder. It is named after Laconia, the region of Greece...
- In linguistics, an adverbial phrase ("AdvP") is a multi-word expression operating adverbially: its syntactic function is to modify other expressions, including...
- adpositional phrase, in linguistics, is a syntactic category that includes prepositional phrases, postpositional phrases, and cir****positional phrases. Adpositional...
- 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...
- 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 to proverbs and transmitted by oral tradition. The difference is...
- In linguistics, a verb phrase (VP) is a syntactic unit composed of at least one verb and its dependents—objects, complements and other modifiers—but not...
- 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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