Definition of Phrase structure

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

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



Lexicographical Neighbors of Phrase Structure

phragmotic
phrantic
phrantick
phrasal
phrasal idiom
phrasal preposition
phrasal prepositions
phrasal typology
phrasal verb
phrasal verbs
phrasally
phrase
phrase-book
phrase book
phrase books
phrase structure (current term)
phrasebook
phrasebooks
phrased
phraseless
phrasemaker
phrasemakers
phrasemaking
phrasemakings
phrasemonger
phrasemongering
phrasemongers
phraseogram
phraseograms
phraseological

Literary usage of Phrase structure

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

1. Final Evaluation Of The Results Of Eurotra: A Specific Programme Concerning ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"This is the phrase structure of the sentence and it ca be displayed in a tree structure, or as labelled sets of brackets. pre-editing The human preparation ..."

2. Dana's Manual of Mineralogy for the Student of Elementary Mineralogy, the by James Dwight Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1912)
"Ir by the phrase "structure of minerals" is meant their internal or molecular structure, all minerals may be included in one of two classes: (1) Crystalline ..."

3. The Romantic Composers by Daniel Gregory Mason (1906)
"simplicity, of its phrase structure. The several musical figures, or motives, of which it is composed follow each other without the least impression of ..."

4. Paragraph-writing by Joseph Villiers Denney, Fred Newton Scott (1893)
"Some writers over-work the relation-word "of," when, by a slight modification in phrase-structure, other relation- words might be used instead and the ..."

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