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semantics

se·man·tics

semantics

 
pronunciation:
s maen tihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the study of meaning in language, esp. from a developmental or historical point of view.
derivation: semanticist (n.)
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The word semantics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology