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semantically

[ si-man-tik-lee ]
/ sɪˈmæn tɪk li /
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adverb
in a way that relates to the different meanings of words or other signs or symbols:Humans have developed languages that are semantically rich and can cope easily with philosophical concepts.
in a way that deliberately takes advantage of the connotations or associations attached to certain words:He deals with this bombing campaign semantically by saying it is “not a war” since there are “no hostile troops on the ground.”
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OTHER WORDS FROM semantically

non·se·man·ti·cal·ly, adverbpseu·do·se·man·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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