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English noun: syntax

1. syntax (cognition) the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences

Synonymsphrase structure, sentence structure

Broader (hypernym)structure

Domain categorylinguistics

2. syntax (group) a systematic orderly arrangement

Broader (hypernym)scheme, system

3. syntax (cognition) studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences

Broader (hypernym)grammar

Narrower (hyponym)generative grammar

Domain categorylinguistics

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