Definition of Grammatical

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to grammar. "Grammatical gender"

Exact synonyms: Grammatic
Partainyms: Grammar, Grammar
Derivative terms: Grammar, Grammar

2. Adjective. Conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers. "Spoke in grammatical sentences"
Exact synonyms: Well-formed
Derivative terms: Grammar
Antonyms: Ungrammatical

Definition of Grammatical

1. a. Of or pertaining to grammar; of the nature of grammar; as, a grammatical rule.

Definition of Grammatical

1. Adjective. (linguistics) Acceptable as a correct sentence or clause as determined by the rules and conventions of the grammar, or morpho-syntax of the language. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to grammar. ¹

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Definition of Grammatical

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grammatical

grammar schools
grammatical alternation
grammatical case
grammatical cases
grammatical category
grammatical constituent
grammatical construction
grammatical gender
grammatical meaning
grammatical mood
grammatical moods
grammatical person
grammatical persons
grammatical relation
grammatical rule

Literary usage of Grammatical

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical by Henry Sweet (1900)
"Thus the addition of -s in trees, of -ren in children, and the change of a into e in men together constitute—or help to constitute—the grammatical category ..."

2. The Practical Study of Languages: A Guide for Teachers and Learners by Henry Sweet (1906)
"Stages of Grammatical Analysis In this book I have also tried to do justice to another important principle of practical grammar, namely, that grammatical ..."

3. The Principles of Expression in Pianoforte Playing by Adolph Friedrich Christiani (1885)
"I now return to positive grammatical accents, more particularly to their relation ... "We know that positive grammatical accents have the object of giving ..."

4. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"A. Grammatical Es. Sometimes there are two subjects in a sentence— the logical and the grammatical subject: Es (grammatical subject) war einmal ein König ..."

5. Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the by Friedrich Max Müller (1879)
"It has generally been supposed that grammatical gender was the cause of ... No doubt, in languages in which the distinction of grammatical gender is ..."

6. Lectures on the English Language by George Perkins Marsh (1887)
"Grammatical INFLECTIONS. m. IT is a remarkable fact that the modern languages known in literature are, perhaps without exception, poorer in grammatical ..."

7. Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech by Edward Sapir (1921)
"In the latter case, however, it has an important grammatical function, that of transforming a noun into a verb. The two alternations belong, then, ..."

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