Definition of Stems

1. Noun. (plural of stem) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of stem) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stems

1. stem [v] - See also: stem

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stems

stemmier
stemmiest
stemminess
stemming
stemming algorithm
stemmings
stemmy
stemness
stempel
stempels
stempeutics
stemple
stemples
stemplot
stemplots
stems (current term)
stems-and-leaves
stems and leaves
stemson
stemsons
stemware
stemwares
stemwinder
stemwinders
sten
stench
stench bomb
stenched
stenches
stenchful

Literary usage of Stems

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

1. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1916)
"No other combination is possible for the formation either of inflections or of stems. Thus, in fact, words (since roots and stems are significant elements ..."

2. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"No other combination is possible for the formation either of inflections or of stems. Thus, in fact, words (since roots and stems are significant elements, ..."

3. Old English grammar by Joseph Wright, Elizabeth Mary Wright (1908)
"Declension of nouns:— A. The strong declension:—Masculine a-stems ... stems in -os, -es (§§ 419-20). CHAPTER XII ADJECTIVES 199-222 General remarks on the ..."

4. Old English grammar by Elizabeth Mary Lea Wright, Joseph Wright (1908)
"Declension of nouns:— A. The strong declension:—Masculine a-stems ... stems in -os, -es (§§ 419-20). CHAPTER XII ADJECTIVES 199-222 General remarks on the ..."

5. Old English grammar by Joseph Wright, Elizabeth Mary Lea Wright (1908)
"B. The weak declension : — Masculine n-stems (§§400-2); feminine n-stems (§§403-5) ... stems in -os, -es (§§ 419-20). CHAPTER XII ADJECTIVES 199-222 General ..."

6. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1887)
"Down) has four declensions, the first o-stems, the second a- stt-nis, the third i-stems, ... He puts the stems in tar and in « under his third declension. ..."

7. A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Albert Harkness (1886)
"Nouns in Is, Gen. is, are best treated as {-stems, although some of them were originally >-stems (61). Thus, originally the stem of nubis was itself nubes, ..."

8. The Sounds and Inflections of the Greek Dialects: Ionic by Herbert Weir Smyth (1894)
"is due to the error of the stone-cutter. 547.] stems in Theta. ... stems in Gutturals. In the old Chian inscription 174 we ..."

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