grammatical meaning

noun

Definition of grammatical meaning

: the part of meaning that varies from one inflectional form to another (as from plays to played to playing) — compare lexical meaning

First Known Use of grammatical meaning

1769, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grammatical meaning was in 1769

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“Grammatical meaning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grammatical%20meaning. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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