Definition of Grammatical meaning
1. Noun. The meaning of a word that depends on its role in a sentence; varies with inflectional form.
Generic synonyms: Import, Meaning, Significance, Signification
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Literary usage of Grammatical meaning
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1. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"Story, 3 Ex. 3; 18 LJ Ex. 8), in wide Alderson,B.,&aid, "The plain, grammatical, meaning of the words is 'We jointly promise, and we severally promise ' ..."
2. Statute Law: The Principles which Govern the Construction and Operation of by Edward Wilberforce (1881)
"The first rule on this subject is that - words are to have their ordinary grammatical meaning (o), that which naturally and obviously belongs to them (p), ..."
3. Authority, Ecclesiastical and Biblical by Francis Joseph Hall (1908)
"(a) The literal or grammatical meaning of Scripture comes first. ... But the grammatical meaning 1 A satisfactory manual of biblical hermeneutics — one ..."
4. The Upper Canada Law Journal and Municipal and Local Courts' Gazette by William S. Hein & Company (1860)
"... necessary to the discharge of its proper duty — viz., the ascertainment of the plain grammatical meaning of the Book of Common Prayer and the Articles. ..."
5. Evangelical Christendom: Christian Work and the News of the Churches by Evangelical Alliance (1861)
"How, then, is this plain grammatical meaning to be arrived at ? Let us follow this learned judge in his own application of the above principles to the ..."
6. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Great Britain Magistrates' cases, Edward William Cox, Great Britain (1862)
"... necessary to the discharge of its proper duty—viz., the ascertainment of the plain grammatical meaning of the Book of Common Prayer und the Articles. ..."
7. The Irish Jurist (1852)
"What, then, are the reasons for asking the court to depart from the strict grammatical meaning? The nearest case to the present relied on at the other side ..."
8. The Ontario Reports: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Queen's by Ontario High Court of Justice, Ontario, High Court of Justice (1885)
"Counsel for the defence contended, however, that the word " immorality" is not to be understood according to its grammatical meaning, but that its meaning ..."
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