Definitions for illocution

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word illocution

Wiktionary

  1. illocution(Noun)

    The aim of a speaker in making an utterance as opposed to the meaning of the terms used.

  2. Origin: From il- (an assimilated version of in-) + locution, from loquor

Translation

Find a translation for the illocution definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these illocution definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"illocution." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 29 Jul 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/illocution>.

Are we missing a good definition for illocution?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for illocution: