sentential
adjective Date: 1646 1. of or relating to a sentence <
a relative clause with a sentential antecedent
>
2. of, relating to, or involving a proposition in logic <
sentential connective
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  • sentential — sen*ten tial, a. 1. Comprising sentences; as, a sentential translation. Abp. Newcome. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a sentence, or full period; as, a sentential pause. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sentential — sententially, adv. /sen ten sheuhl/, adj. pertaining to or of the nature of a sentence. [1425 75; late ME, equiv. to L sententi(a) SENTENCE + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sentential — adjective a) of, related to, or comprised of sentences b) of, or related to a sentence (period of time) …   Wiktionary

  • sentential — [sɛn tɛnʃ(ə)l] adjective Grammar & Logic relating to a sentence …   English new terms dictionary

  • sentential — sen·ten·tial …   English syllables

  • sentential — UK [senˈtenʃəl] / US adjective linguistics relating to sentences …   English dictionary

  • sentential — sen•ten•tial [[t]sɛnˈtɛn ʃəl[/t]] adj. pertaining to or of the nature of a sentence • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME < L sententi(a) sentence+ al I …   From formal English to slang

  • sentential — /sɛnˈtɛnʃəl/ (say sen tenshuhl) adjective relating to or of the nature of a sentence …   Australian English dictionary

  • sentential — adj. Gram. & Logic of a sentence. Etymology: L sententialis (as SENTENCE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sentential function — n. PROPOSITIONAL FUNCTION …   English World dictionary

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