Definition of Phrases
1. Noun. (plural of phrase) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of phrase) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Phrases
1. phrase [v] - See also: phrase
Lexicographical Neighbors of Phrases
Literary usage of Phrases
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of Legislative by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1904)
"Particular words and phrases construed.— In this section are given some further illustrations of the foregoing general principles in the construction of ..."
2. Journal of Applied Psychology by American Psychological Association, American Association for Applied Psychology (1918)
"Fifteen Thousand Useful phrases. Funk and Wagnalls Company, New York, 1917, p. 453. In his Introduction to this collection of pertinent expressions, ..."
3. English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an by Lindley Murray (1805)
"... study of perspicuity and accuracy of expression consists of two parts : and requires attention, first, to Single Words and phrases ,• and then, ..."
4. Vital English by Charles Ralph Taylor, Louise K. Morss (1919)
"THE phrases CLASSIFIED 57 1. The man on the street has looked sharply at the boy. We studied this sentence when we were learning to distinguish phrases and ..."
5. Analytics of Literature: A Manual for the Objective Study of English Prose by Lucius Adelno Sherman (1893)
"In the Alastor the ratio of phrases to the sum of all poetic elements is as 8 : 15, nearly, while of fifth-class and fourth-class to third-class phrases, ..."
6. The Theory of National and International Bibliography: With Special by Frank Campbell, Walter Hamilton, Charles Dexter Allen (1896)
"ERE IN an attempt has been made to gather in such French phrases of book possession, and inscriptions on book- quaint, or humorous, avoiding in this ..."
7. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"UPTON WORDS AND phrases. MUCH of the language belonging to different eras of ... To some of the words and phrases given below attention was called by a ..."