Definitions for Grammarˈgræm ər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. grammar(noun)

    the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. grammar(Noun)

    A system of rules and principles for speaking and writing a language.

  2. grammar(Noun)

    The study of the internal structure of words (morphology) and the use of words in the construction of phrases and sentences (syntax).

  3. grammar(Noun)

    A book describing the rules of grammar of a language.

  4. grammar(Noun)

    A formal system specifying the syntax of a language.

  5. grammar(Noun)

    A formal system defining a formal language

  6. grammar(Noun)

    The basic rules or principles of a field of knowledge or a particular skill.

  7. grammar(Noun)

    a textbook.

  8. Origin: From gramarye, gramery, from gramaire, from grammatica, from γραμματική, from γράμμα, from γράφω, from gerebh-.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Grammar(noun)

    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

  2. Grammar(noun)

    the art of speaking or writing with correctness or according to established usage; speech considered with regard to the rules of a grammar

  3. Grammar(noun)

    a treatise on the principles of language; a book containing the principles and rules for correctness in speaking or writing

  4. Grammar(noun)

    treatise on the elements or principles of any science; as, a grammar of geography

  5. Grammar(verb)

    to discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar

  6. Origin: [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.]

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  1. Grammar

    In linguistics, grammar is the set of structural rules that governs the composition of clauses, phrases and words in any given natural language. The term refers also to the study of such rules, and this field includes morphology, syntax, and phonology, often complemented by phonetics, semantics, and pragmatics. Linguists do not normally use the term to refer to orthographical rules, although usage books and style guides that call themselves grammars may also refer to spelling and punctuation.

The Roycroft DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. grammar

    The grave of letters.

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