Origin of semantic
Examples from the Web for semantically
Historical Examples of semantically
The you-me routine simply bewildered them, as we'd be at a set of semantically lucid but self-contradictory statements.Naudsonce
H. Beam Piper
Word Origin for semantic
1894, from French sémantique, applied by Michel Bréal (1883) to the psychology of language, from Greek semantikos "significant," from semainein "to show by sign, signify, point out, indicate by a sign," from sema "sign, mark, token; omen, portent; constellation; grave" (Doric sama), from PIE root *dheie- "to see, look" (cf. Sanskrit dhyati "he meditates").