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Syntax vs. Grammar

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Syntaxnoun

A set of rules that govern how words are combined to form phrases and sentences.

Grammarnoun

A system of rules and principles for speaking and writing a language.

Syntaxnoun

The formal rules of formulating the statements of a computer language.

Grammarnoun

The study of the internal structure of words (morphology) and the use of words in the construction of phrases and sentences (syntax).

Syntaxnoun

(linguistics) The study of the structure of phrases, sentences and language.

Grammarnoun

A book describing the rules of grammar of a language.

Syntaxnoun

Connected system or order; union of things; a number of things jointed together; organism.

‘They owe no other dependence to the first than what is common to the whole syntax of beings.’;

Grammarnoun

(computing theory) A formal system specifying the syntax of a language.

Syntaxnoun

That part of grammar which treats of the construction of sentences; the due arrangement of words in sentences in their necessary relations, according to established usage in any language.

Grammarnoun

(computing theory) A formal system defining a formal language

Syntaxnoun

the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences

Grammarnoun

The basic rules or principles of a field of knowledge or a particular skill.

Syntaxnoun

a systematic orderly arrangement

Grammarnoun

A textbook.

‘a grammar of geography’;

Syntaxnoun

studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences

Grammarnoun

(UK) A grammar school.

Syntax

In linguistics, syntax () is the study of how words and morphemes combine to form larger units such as phrases and sentences. Central concerns of syntax include word order, agreement, the nature of crosslinguistic variation, and the relationship between form and meaning.

Grammarverb

To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar.

Grammarnoun

The science which treats of the principles of language; the study of forms of speech, and their relations to one another; the art concerned with the right use and application of the rules of a language, in speaking or writing.

Grammarnoun

The art of speaking or writing with correctness or according to established usage; speech considered with regard to the rules of a grammar.

‘The original bad grammar and bad spelling.’;

Grammarnoun

A treatise on the principles of language; a book containing the principles and rules for correctness in speaking or writing.

Grammarnoun

treatise on the elements or principles of any science; as, a grammar of geography.

‘When any town shall increase to the number of a hundredfamilies or householders, they shall set up a grammar school, the master thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the University.’;

Grammarverb

To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar.

Grammarnoun

studies of the formation of basic linguistic units

Grammar

In linguistics, the grammar (from Ancient Greek γραμματική grammatikḗ) of a natural language is its set of structural constraints on speakers' or writers' composition of clauses, phrases, and words. The term can also refer to the study of such constraints, a field that includes domains such as phonology, morphology, and syntax, often complemented by phonetics, semantics, and pragmatics.

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