Definition of Closed-class word

1. Noun. A word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning.

Exact synonyms: Function Word
Generic synonyms: Word
Specialized synonyms: Determinative, Determiner, Preposition, Pronoun, Conjunction, Conjunctive, Connective, Continuative, Particle
Terms within: Grammatical Meaning

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Closed-class Word

close to the vest
close to the wind
close together(p)
close up
close up shop
closeable
closeby
closed
closed(a)
closed-angle glaucoma
closed-book
closed-captioned
closed-chain
closed-circuit
closed-circuit television
closed-cut valley
closed-door
closed-end fund
closed-end investment company
closed-form
closed-heart surgery
closed-loop obstruction
closed-loop system
closed-minded
closed-mindedness
closed-ring
closed-source
closed anaesthesia
closed ball

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