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sɪnˈtæk tɪksyn·tac·tic

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  1. syntactic, syntacticaladjective

    of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax

    "the syntactic rules of a language"


  1. syntacticadjective

    Of, related to or connected with syntax.

    The sentence I saw he contains a syntactic mistake.

  2. Etymology: From Greek σύνταξις; see syntax.


  1. syntactic

    In linguistics, syntax () is the study of how words and morphemes combine to form larger units such as phrases and sentences. Central concerns of syntax include word order, grammatical relations, hierarchical sentence structure (constituency), agreement, the nature of crosslinguistic variation, and the relationship between form and meaning (semantics). There are numerous approaches to syntax that differ in their central assumptions and goals.


  1. syntactic

    Syntactic refers to the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language, following the rules and structure of that language's grammar. It can also relate to syntax, the branch of linguistics that studies sentence structure.

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  1. Syntacticadjective

    alt. of Syntactical

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of syntactic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of syntactic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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