• synonyms

grammatical meaning

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
  1. the meaning of an inflectional morpheme or of some other syntactic device, as word order.

Origin of grammatical meaning

First recorded in 1760–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for grammatical meaning

grammatical meaning

  1. the meaning of a word by reference to its function within a sentence rather than to a world outside the sentenceCompare lexical meaning, function word
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012