Phrase

  • 21 Phrase — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Phrase (homonymie). En grammaire, une phrase peut être considérée comme un ensemble autonome, réunissant des unités syntaxiques organisées selon différents réseaux de relations plus ou moins complexes appelés… …

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  • 22 Phrase — For other uses, see Phrase (disambiguation). In everyday speech, a phrase may refer to any group of words. In linguistics, a phrase is a group of words which form a constituent and so function as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence. A… …

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  • 23 phrase — (fra z ) s. f. 1°   Assemblage de mots formant un sens complet, distingué de la proposition en ce que la phrase est surtout considérée grammaticalement, et la proposition, logiquement. •   On proposa une distribution des meilleurs auteurs à tous… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 24 PHRASE — s. f. Assemblage de mots construits ensemble, et formant un sens. Phrase ordinaire, populaire. Phrase figurée, recherchée. Bonne phrase. Mauvaise phrase. Phrase régulière, irrégulière, correcte, incorrecte, claire, obscure, bien construite, mal… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 25 phrase — /frayz/, n., v., phrased, phrasing. n. 1. Gram. a. a sequence of two or more words arranged in a grammatical construction and acting as a unit in a sentence. b. (in English) a sequence of two or more words that does not contain a finite verb and… …

    Universalium

  • 26 phrase — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ colloquial, idiomatic ▪ key ▪ ‘Start slowly’ is the key phrase for the first time marathon runner. ▪ common, familiar …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 27 phrase — [[t]fre͟ɪz[/t]] ♦♦♦ phrases, phrasing, phrased 1) N COUNT A phrase is a short group of words that people often use as a way of saying something. The meaning of a phrase is often not obvious from the meaning of the individual words in it. He used… …

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  • 28 PHRASE — n. f. Proposition simple ou assemblage de propositions formant un sens complet. Phrase correcte, incorrecte, claire, obscure, bien construite, mal construite. Une phrase courte. Une phrase longue. Une phrase embarrassée. Une phrase élégante, bien …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 29 Phrase — Motto; Schlagwort; Stichwort; Parole; Redeblume; Floskel * * * Phra|se [ fra:zə], die; , n: floskelhafte, inhaltsleere Äußerung: seine Rede bestand zum größten Teil aus billigen Phrasen. Syn.: ↑ Floskel, ↑ …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 30 phrase — phrase1 W3 [freız] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: phrasis, from Greek, from phrazein to point out, explain, tell ] 1.) a group of words that together have a particular meaning, especially when they express the meaning well in a few words ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 31 phrase — holo·phrase; phrase; phrase·man; phrase·ol·o·gy; re·phrase; met·a·phrase; para·phrase; peri·phrase; phrase·able; …

    English syllables

  • 32 phrase —  Segment de chaine considere intuitivement comme complet du point de vue du sens , et delimite : a l’oral par des pauses importantes de la voix encadrant une unite melodique caracteristique ; et a l’ecrit, par une ponctuation forte (point ou… …

    Glossaire de linguistique computationnelle

  • 33 Phrase — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Phrase >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 phrase phrase expression set phrase Sgm: N 1 sentence sentence paragraph Sgm: N 1 figure of speech figure of speech &c. 521 Sgm: N 1 idiom idiom idio …

    English dictionary for students

  • 34 Phrase — Eine Phrase (altgriechisch: φρασις phrásis „Redeweise“, „Ausdruck“) bezeichnet umgangssprachlich als Synonym für einen Gemeinplatz, eine Floskel oder einen Slogan in der Linguistik eine syntaktische Einheit, siehe Phrase (Linguistik) eine… …

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  • 35 phrase — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, adage, address, adjectival phrase, affirmation, allegation, ana, anacrusis, analects, answer, aphorism, apostrophe, apothegm, article, articulate, assertion, averment, axiom, back matter, bass passage,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 36 phrase — n. 1) to coin; turn a phrase 2) a colloquial; empty; glib; hackneyed, trite; well turned phrase 3) (grammar) a noun; participial; prepositional; verb phrase * * * [freɪz] empty glib hackneyed participial prepositional trite turn a phrase …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 37 phrase — {{11}}phrase (n.) 1520s, manner or style of expression, also group of words with some unity, from L.L. phrasis diction, from Gk. phrasis speech, way of speaking, phraseology, from phrazein to express, tell, from phrazesthai to consider, of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 38 phrase — I UK [freɪz] / US noun [countable] Word forms phrase : singular phrase plural phrases *** 1) linguistics a group of words that are used together in a fixed expression Several of those interviewed used the phrase being one s own boss . 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 39 phrase — /freɪz / (say frayz) noun 1. Grammar a sequence of two or more words arranged in a grammatical construction and acting as a unit in the sentence. 2. Speech a word or group of spoken words which the mind focuses on momentarily as a meaningful unit …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 40 phrase — 1 noun (C) 1 a group of words that together have a particular meaning, especially when they express the meaning well in a few words: He said the President was what was the phrase he used? trigger happy . | Mrs Thatcher was, in Gorbachev s phrase …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English