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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grammatical, well-formedadjective

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

    "spoke in grammatical sentences"

Wiktionary

  1. well-formedadjective

    Correctly written; syntactically correct; expressed in a way that obeys rules for constructing formulas in a certain language.

    If the parser says it is good, then it must be well-formed and is part of the language.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of well-formed in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of well-formed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of well-formed in a Sentence

  1. Harry Morris Warner:

    The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C', the idea must be feasible.

  2. Karl Buhler, 1930:

    By the time the child can draw more that scribble, by the age of four or five years, an already well-formed body of conceptual knowledge formulated in language dominates his memory and controls his graphic work. Drawings are graphic accounts of essentially verbal processes. As an essentially verbal education gains control, the child abandons his graphic efforts and relies almost entirely on words. Language has first spoilt drawing and then swallowed it up completely.

  3. Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon:

    Our police services and our investigation services are very professional people, but we are convinced that also the terrorists .. are professionals too, they're well trained and well formed. So it's a difficult battle against them. But I'm convinced that we will win.

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