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Definitions for phrasal
ˈfreɪ zəlphrasal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phrasaladjective

    of or relating to or functioning as a phrase

    "phrasal verb"


  1. phrasaladjective

    Referring to, or used in the manner of, a phrase.

  2. phrasaladjective

    Being a phrase.

    phrasal preposition


  1. phrasal

    In grammar, a phrase—called expression in some contexts—is a group of words or singular word acting as a grammatical unit. For instance, the English expression "the very happy squirrel" is a noun phrase which contains the adjective phrase "very happy". Phrases can consist of a single word or a complete sentence. In theoretical linguistics, phrases are often analyzed as units of syntactic structure such as a constituent.


  1. phrasal

    A phrasal, in linguistic context, refers to a phrase that functions as a single part of speech. It could be any combination of words including a verb, a noun, an adjective or an adverb, along with any associated particles or prepositions. Phrasal verbs, phrasal nouns, phrasal adjectives, and phrasal adverbs are common types of phrasals. For example, a phrasal verb could be "give up" or "take off".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Phrasaladjective

    of the nature of a phrase; consisting of a phrase; as, a phrasal adverb

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phrasal in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phrasal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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