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

- phrase is a group of words which act together as a grammatical unit. For instance, the English expression "the very happy squirrel" is a noun phrase which...
- 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 set phrase (also known as a phraseme or fixed phrase) is a phrase whose parts are fixed in a certain order, even if the phrase could be changed without...
- adpositional phrase, in linguistics, is a syntactic category that includes prepositional phrases, postpositional phrases, and cir****positional phrases. Adpositional...
- 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...
- In linguistics, an adverbial phrase ("AdvP") is a multi-word expression operating adverbially: its syntactic function is to modify other expressions, including...
- "Gordon Bennett" is an English-language idiomatic phrase used to express surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, or frustration. The expression is thought...
- translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Gr**** phrases, as Gr**** rhetoric...
- Musical phrasing is the way a musician shapes a sequence of notes in a p****age of music to allow expression, much like when speaking English a phrase may...
- 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...