Accidence

  • 1accidence — ⇒ACCIDENCE, subst. fém. PHILOS. ,,Qualité, état, possibilité d être de l accident. (Ac. Compl. 1842) : • Le monde n est qu un phénomène et point une réalité en soi... Accidence, substance, causalité ne sont que des formes subjectives de notre… …

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  • 2Accidence — Ac ci*dence, n. [A corruption of Eng. accidents, pl. of accident. See {Accident}, 2.] 1. The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The rudiments of any subject. Lowell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3accidence — (n.) late 14c., in philosophy, non essential or incidental characteristic, also part of grammar dealing with inflection (mid 15c.), in some cases a misspelling of accidents, or else directly from L. accidentia (used as a term in grammar by… …

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  • 4accidence — [ak′sə dəns] n. [ME accidens, inflection < L accidentia, that which happens < accidens: see ACCIDENT] 1. the part of grammar that deals with the inflection of words 2. the elementary or first parts of a subject; rudiments …

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  • 5accidence — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin accidentia inflections of words, nonessential qualities, plural of accident , accidens, noun Date: 15th century a part of grammar that deals with inflections …

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  • 6accidence — См. flessione …

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  • 7accidence — /ak si deuhns/, n. 1. the rudiments or essentials of a subject. 2. Gram. a. the study of inflection as a grammatical device. b. the inflections so studied. [1500 1510; < L accidentia, neut. pl. of ACCIDENS (prp. of accidere to fall, befall). See&#8230; …

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  • 8accidence — noun /ˈæksɪdəns/ a) The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar b) a book containing the first principles of grammar, and so of the rudiments of any subject or art See Also: accident …

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  • 9accidence — (a ksi dan s ) s. f. Terme de philosophie. Qualité, état, possibilité d être de l accident. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Accidentia, de accidens, accident …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10accidence — grammar book; science of inflections in grammar Sciences and Studies …

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  • 11accidence — ac·ci·dence || æksɪdÉ™ns n. part of grammar which deals with the inflections of words; basic elements which make up a subject …

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  • 12accidence — [ aksɪd(ə)ns] noun dated the part of grammar concerned with the inflections of words. Origin C16: from late L. accidentia, from L. accidere (see accident) …

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  • 13accidence — n. Inflection, grammatical variation, variation of stems, application of case endings and conjugation endings, inflectional etymology, changes undergone by lingual roots …

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  • 14accidence — ac·ci·dence …

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  • 15accidence — ac•ci•dence [[t]ˈæk sɪ dəns[/t]] n. 1) gram. the study of inflection as a grammatical device 2) gram. the inflections so studied • Etymology: 1500–1510; &LT; ML accidentia, appar. orig. neut. pl. of Laccidēns accident, as trans. of&#8230; …

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  • 16accidence — /ˈæksədəns/ (say aksuhduhns) noun 1. Grammar a. that part of morphology dealing with inflection. b. an inflected form of a word. c. a property shown by such inflection. 2. Obsolete the rudiments of any subject. {variant of accidents, plural of …

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  • 17accidence —   n. science of gram. inflections …

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  • 18accidence — n. the part of grammar that deals with the variable parts or inflections of words. Etymology: med.L sense of L accidentia (transl. Gk parepomena) neut. pl. of accidens (as ACCIDENT) …

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