semantic

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /sɪˈmæntɪk/
  • SAMPA: /sI"m{ntIk/

Adjective[change]

Positive
semantic

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (linguistics) If something is semantic it is based on semantics. It is about meaning in language.
    Were his errors semantic, like calling a horse a deer or a saddle? Or were they based on the sound of the word?
    Your whole argument is semantic, based one what you think the word "life" means.

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