syntactic


syn·tac·tic

adjective \sin-ˈtak-tik\

linguistics : of or relating to syntax

Full Definition of SYNTACTIC

:  of, relating to, or according to the rules of syntax or syntactics
syn·tac·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of SYNTACTIC

syn·tac·tic or syn·tac·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\

Origin of SYNTACTIC

New Latin syntacticus, from Greek syntaktikos arranging together, from syntassein
First Known Use: 1577

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile

Rhymes with SYNTACTIC

syn·tac·tic

adjective \sin-ˈtak-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYNTACTIC

: of or relating to syntactics
syn·tac·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of SYNTACTIC

syn·tac·tic or syn·tac·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\

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