of, relating to, or arising from the different meanings of words or other symbols: semantic change; semantic confusion.
of or relating to semantics.
- Sometimes se·man·ti·cal [si-man-ti-kuhl] /sɪˈmæn tɪ kəl/ .
- se·man·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- non·se·man·tic, adjective
- pseu·do·se·man·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for semantic
of or relating to meaning or arising from distinctions between the meanings of different words or symbols
of or relating to semantics
logic concerned with the interpretation of a formal theory, as when truth tables are given as an account of the sentential connectives
- semantically, adverb
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