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semantics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction se·man·tics \si-ˈmant-iks\

Medical Definition of semantics

  1. :  the study of meanings:a:  the historical and psychological study and the classification of changes in the signification of words or forms viewed as factors in linguistic developmentb (1):  semiotic (2):  a branch of semiotic dealing with the relations between signs and what they refer to and including theories of denotation, extension, naming, and truth





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