parse
I. verb (parsed; parsing) Etymology: Latin pars orationis part of speech Date: circa 1553 transitive verb 1. a. to resolve (as a sentence) into component parts of speech and describe them grammatically b. to describe grammatically by stating the part of speech and explaining the inflection and syntactical relationships 2. to examine in a minute way ; analyze critically <
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intransitive verb 1. to give a grammatical description of a word or a group of words 2. to admit of being parsed II. noun Date: 1963 a product or an instance of parsing

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  • parse — (p[aum]rs), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {parsed} (p[aum]rst); p. pr. & vb. n. {parsing}.] [L. pars a part; pars orationis a part of speech. See {Part}, n.] (Gram.) To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out the several parts of speech, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parse — steht für: einen Anhänger des Parsismus bzw. einer religiösen persischen Gemeinschaft, siehe Parsen Parse ist der Familienname folgender Person: Scott Parse (* 1984), ein US amerikanischer Eishockey Spieler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • parse — [pärs] vt. parsed, parsing [< L pars, a part, in quae pars orationis? what part of speech?] 1. to separate (a sentence) into its parts, explaining the grammatical form and function of each of the parts and their interrelation 2. to describe… …   English World dictionary

  • parse — [pa:z US pa:rs] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: pars orationis part of speech ] technical to describe the grammar of a word when it is in a particular sentence, or the grammar of the whole sentence >parser n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • parse — [ pars ] verb transitive LINGUISTICS to examine and describe the grammar of a sentence or a particular word in a sentence …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • parse — (v.) 1550s, to state the parts of speech in a sentence, verb use of M.E. pars (n.) part of speech (c.1300), from O.Fr. pars, plural of part part, from L. pars (see PART (Cf. part) (n.)) in school question, Quae pars orationis? What part of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • parse — s. 2 g. 1. Indivíduo pertencente aos parses, grupo de persas adeptos de Zoroastro, emigrados para a Índia. = GUEBRO • adj. 2 g. 2. Relativo aos parses. = GUEBRO • s. m. 3. Língua persa moderna. 4. Persa antigo. • Sinônimo geral: PÁRSI… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • parse — ► VERB 1) analyse (a sentence) into its component parts and describe their syntactic roles. 2) Computing analyse (text) into logical syntactic components. DERIVATIVES parser noun. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French pars parts …   English terms dictionary

  • parse — parsi, ie [paʀsi] ou parse [paʀs] n. et adj. ÉTYM. 1653, parsi; parse, 1868; persan parsi. ❖ 1 N. Se dit des personnes qui, dans l Inde, suivent la religion de Zoroastre (⇒ Guèbre) et descendent des Perses zoroastriens chassés de leur pays par… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Parse — Original name in latin Parse Name in other language Parse State code ID Continent/City Asia/Jakarta longitude 6.8602 latitude 115.2711 altitude 17 Population 0 Date 2012 10 08 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • parse — UK [pɑː(r)z] / US [pɑrs] verb [transitive] Word forms parse : present tense I/you/we/they parse he/she/it parses present participle parsing past tense parsed past participle parsed linguistics to examine and describe the grammar of a sentence or… …   English dictionary

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