Definition of Semantic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to meaning or the study of meaning. "Semantic analysis"

Partainyms: Semantics
Derivative terms: Semantics

Definition of Semantic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to semantics or the meanings of words. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: web design of code) Reflecting intended structure and meaning. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a detail or distinction) Petty or trivial; (context: of a person or statement) quibbling, niggling. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Semantic

1. pertaining to meaning [adj] - See also: meaning

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semantic

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selvedge
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selvedges
selves
selwynite
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semaeostomata
semagram
semagrams
semainier
semainiers
semanteme
semantemes
semantic (current term)
semantic analyses
semantic analysis
semantic aphasia
semantic differential
semantic differentiation
semantic differentiations
semantic error
semantic field
semantic information
semantic memory
semantic net
semantic network
semantic relation
semantic role

Literary usage of Semantic

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1. An Introduction to the Study of Language by Leonard Bloomfield (1914)
"All this illustrates the vast divergence as to the semantic character of ... The semantic nature of derivation. When the relation between words of ..."

2. Overview of the Third Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-3) edited by D. K. Harmon (1996)
"Abstract This paper reports on recent developments of the Latent semantic Indexing (LSI) retrieval method for TREC-3. LSI uses a reduced-dimension vector ..."

3. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1995)
"So we expect that better semantic results for paragraphs can be achieved (refer to ... Extra semantic Processing Time. Our semantic probabilistic and ..."

4. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1995)
"So we expect that better semantic results for paragraphs can be achieved (refer to ... Extra semantic Processing Time. Our semantic probabilistic and ..."

5. The New Everyday: Views on Ambient Intelligenceby Stefano Marzano by Stefano Marzano (2003)
"Another of these changes is that the lnternet is supporting more intelligence: this development, known as the semantic Web, is intended to provide solutions ..."

6. Lectures on the Study of Language by Hanns Oertel (1901)
"LECTURE V CHANGES IN LANGUAGE ni semantic Change " EVERT linguistic utterance, " says Apollonios Dysko- los,1 the keenest of Greek grammarians, ..."

7. Lectures on the Study of Language by Hanns Oertel (1901)
"LECTURE V CHANGES IN LANGUAGE III semantic Change " EVERY linguistic utterance," says Apollonios Dysko- los,1 the keenest of Greek grammarians, ..."

8. Philologica: Journal of Comparative Philology by Philological Society (Great Britain) (1922)
"Further, we shall give the name semantic Object to the complement of the verb "to be", which in the Indo-European languages follows the case of the semantic ..."

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