Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
grammatical

gram·mat·i·cal

grammatical

 
 
pronunciation:
gr mae tih kl
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to grammar.
definition 2: conforming to the conventions and rules of grammar.
derivations: grammatically (adv.), grammaticalness (n.)
Word Parts
The word grammatical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
Show wordsHide wordsMore about this word part:
The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.