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Definitions for grammatical
grəˈmæt ɪ kəlgram·mat·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grammatical, grammaticadjective

    of or pertaining to grammar

    "the grammatic structure of a sentence"; "grammatical rules"; "grammatical gender"

  2. grammatical, well-formedadjective

    conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers

    "spoke in grammatical sentences"


  1. grammaticaladjective

    Acceptable as a correct sentence or clause as determined by the rules and conventions of the grammar, or morpho-syntax of the language.

    Your writing is not grammatical enough for publication.

  2. grammaticaladjective

    Of or pertaining to grammar.

    My friend used a grammatical textbook to support her argument.

  3. Etymology: From grammaticalis.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Grammaticaladjective

    Etymology: grammatical, Fr. grammaticus, Latin.

    The beauty of virtue still being set before their eyes, and that taught them with far more diligent care than grammatical rules. Philip Sidney, b. ii.

    I shall take the number of consonants, not from the grammatical alphabets of any language, but from the diversity of sounds framed by single articulations with appulse. William Holder.

    They seldom know more than the grammatical construction, unless born with a poetical genius. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grammaticaladjective

    of or pertaining to grammar; of the nature of grammar; as, a grammatical rule

  2. Grammaticaladjective

    according to the rules of grammar; grammatically correct; as, the sentence is not grammatical; the construction is not grammatical

  3. Etymology: [L. grammaticus, grammaticalis; Gr. skilled in grammar, knowing one's letters, from a letter: cf. F. grammatical. See Grammar.]

Editors Contribution

  1. grammatical

    Relating to grammar.

    The grammatical part of the sentence was accurate.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grammatical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grammatical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of grammatical in a Sentence

  1. Amos Bronson Alcott:

    Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression.

  2. e. e. cummings, on the death of Warren G. Harding, 1923:

    The only man, woman, or child who ever wrote a simple declarative sentence with seven grammatical errors is dead.

  3. The FBI:

    In its increasingly strange attempt to thwart publication of the memo, the committee minority is now complaining about minor edits to the memo, including grammatical fixes and two edits requested by the FBI and by the minority themselves.

  4. Stanislaw Lec:

    There are grammatical errors even in his silence.

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