Definitions for lexicalˈlɛk sɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lex•i•calˈlɛk sɪ kəl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the words or vocabulary of a language, esp. as distinguished from its grammatical and syntactic aspects.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a lexicon.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lexical(adj)

    of or relating to words

    "lexical decision task"

  2. lexical(adj)

    of or relating to dictionaries


  1. lexical(Adjective)

    concerning the vocabulary, words or morphemes of a language

  2. lexical(Adjective)

    concerning lexicography or a lexicon or dictionary

  3. Origin: From lexis, from λέξις + -al.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lexical(adj)

    of or pertaining to a lexicon, to lexicography, or words; according or conforming to a lexicon

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lexical' in Adjectives Frequency: #992


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