Definition of Hypernymy

1. Noun. The semantic relation of being superordinate or belonging to a higher rank or class.

Exact synonyms: Superordination
Generic synonyms: Semantic Relation



Definition of Hypernymy

1. Noun. (semantics) The semantic relation between hypernyms; the quality of being hypernymous. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypernymy

hypernet
hypernoea
hypernoia
hypernomic
hypernova
hypernovae
hypernovas
hypernuclear
hypernuclei
hypernucleus
hypernutrition
hypernym
hypernymic
hypernymous
hypernyms
hypernymy (current term)
hyperoartia
hyperoctahedral
hyperon
hyperoncotic
hyperonic
hyperons
hyperonychia
hyperonym
hyperonyms
hyperonymy
hyperoodon
hyperoodons
hyperope
hyperoperation

Literary usage of Hypernymy

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1. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1993)
"For nouns, the only division used in this study, the lexical relationships include antonymy, hypernymy/hyponymy (IS-A relation) and three different ..."

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