Definition of Lexical meaning

1. Noun. The meaning of a content word that depends on the nonlinguistic concepts it is used to express.

Group relationships: Content Word, Open-class Word
Generic synonyms: Import, Meaning, Significance, Signification



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lexical Meaning

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lexica
lexical
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lexical analyzer
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lexical categories
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lexical meaning (current term)
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lexical semantics
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lexicality
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lexicalization

Literary usage of Lexical meaning

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1. Final Evaluation Of The Results Of Eurotra: A Specific Programme Concerning ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Several university projects use world models as a means to reach a language-independent level of lexical meaning on which to base meaning nodes in an ..."

2. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"... qui dumt where no verbal forms are needed and the lexical meaning is supplied from the context. ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1862)
"... which he paraphrases j thui : " Ascertain first what is the ordinary lexical meaning of the individual words ; »nd next, what, according to the ordinary ..."

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