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parse

 
pronunciation:
pars
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: parsed, parses, parsing
definition 1: in grammar, to separate (a sentence) into its parts and to describe the form and function of each.
definition 2: in grammar, to describe (a word or group of words) by explaining the part of speech, inflection, function, and the like.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be capable of being parsed.
That sentence doesn't parse.
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derivations: parsable (adj.), parser (n.)