lexical meaninglexical meaning
Lexical meaning is defined as the meaning of a base or root word without considering any prefix or suffix which may be attached.
An example of lexical meaning is the meaning of the word "port" in the words import or portable.
the meaning of a base (noun) in a paradigm, apart from any meaning it may acquire as part of a sentence (Ex.: the meaning of walk in the conjugations walks/walked/walking)