Definitions for lexicalˈlɛk sɪ kəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
lex•i•calˈlɛk sɪ kəl(adj.)
of or pertaining to the words or vocabulary of a language, esp. as distinguished from its grammatical and syntactic aspects.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a lexicon.
Origin of lexical:
of or relating to words
"lexical decision task"
of or relating to dictionaries
concerning the vocabulary, words or morphemes of a language
concerning lexicography or a lexicon or dictionary
Origin: From lexis, from λέξις + -al.
of or pertaining to a lexicon, to lexicography, or words; according or conforming to a lexicon
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Word rank popularity for 'lexical' among Adjectives Frequency: #992
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