syn·​tac·​tics | \ sin-ˈtak-tiks How to pronounce syntactics (audio) \

Definition of syntactics

: a branch of semiotics that deals with the formal relations between signs or expressions in abstraction from their signification and their interpreters

First Known Use of syntactics

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Syntactics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syntactics. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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syntactics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction
syn·​tac·​tics | \ -tiks How to pronounce syntactics (audio) \

Medical Definition of syntactics

: a branch of semiotic that deals with the formal relations between signs or expressions in abstraction from their signification and their interpreters

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