syntactics

noun

syn·​tac·​tics sin-ˈtak-tiks How to pronounce syntactics (audio)
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: a branch of semiotics that deals with the formal relations between signs or expressions in abstraction from their signification and their interpreters

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of syntactics was in 1937

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“Syntactics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syntactics. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

syntactics

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