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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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