Meaning of SEMANTICS in English

SEMANTICS

noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

lexical

It may be wondered why it is necessary, or even advantageous, to have two sorts of unit for lexical semantics .

However, they can be disentangled sufficiently to allow our study of lexical semantics to proceed.

At this level of specificity, therefore, these facts are of limited significance for a general study of lexical semantics .

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Money managers are in a better position to understand the semantics of the business.

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As regards metaphor, the cognitive approach appears to share something of both semantics and pragmatics.

Does this mean that the semantics of natural language can not deal with truth and falsity?

Lexical semantics refers to the meaning of individual words.

Perhaps the debate is over semantics .

The algebraic laws thus yield an algebraic semantics for occam that is isomorphic to our chosen denotational semantics.

These problems alone would not make the prospects for the straight forward treatment of deictic sentences within truth-conditional semantics look very hopeful.

We have said that knowing the semantics of a language involves knowing its meaning.

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