Definition of Sentence structure

1. Noun. The grammatical arrangement of words in sentences.

Exact synonyms: Phrase Structure, Syntax
Generic synonyms: Structure
Category relationships: Linguistics
Derivative terms: Syntactic, Syntactical, Syntactician



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sentence Structure

sent off
sent to Coventry
sent to the Tower
sent up
sente
sented
sentence
sentence adverb
sentence adverbs
sentence case
sentence connective
sentence element
sentence fragment
sentence fragments
sentence stress
sentence structure (current term)
sentenced
sentencer
sentencers
sentences
sentencewise
sentencing
sentencings
sententia
sententiae
sentential
sentential function
sententiality
sententially
sententiaries

Literary usage of Sentence structure

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1. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"ADDITIONAL NOTE ON SENTENCE-STRUCTURE IN EUPHUES. IN my desire to treat Euphuism in as small a compass as possible I may seem to have done but scant justice ..."

2. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly, Richard Warwick Bond (1902)
"ADDITIONAL NOTE ON SENTENCE-STRUCTURE IN EUPHUES. ... to have done but scant justice to its elaborate sentence- structure, the main point in the advantage ..."

3. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly, Richard Warwick Bond (1902)
"ADDITIONAL NOTE ON SENTENCE-STRUCTURE IN EUPHUES. IN my desire to treat Euphuism in as small a compass as possible I may seem to have done but scant justice ..."

4. Composition for College Students by Joseph Morris Thomas, Frederick Alexander Manchester, Frank William Scott (1922)
"VARIETY OF sentence structure The sentence is decidedly a flexible unit. It may vary in length from the sentence of two words, subject and predicate,—or ..."

5. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"Burke's models for his sentence and period. Influence of Bolingbroke, doubtful. Examples of long, and of brief, sentence-structure; ..."

6. The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever, Easley Stephen Jones (1922)
"sentence structure COMPLETENESS OF THOUGHT The first thing to make certain is that the thought of a sentence is complete. A fragment which has no meaning ..."

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