transitive verbparsed, pars′ing
- to separate (a sentence) into its parts, explaining the grammatical form and function of each of the parts and their interrelation
- to describe the form, part of speech, and function of (a word in a sentence)
- to use analytical skills to interpret or comprehend
Origin of parsefrom Classical Latin pars, a part, in quae pars orationis? what part of speech?
- to parse a sentence, word, etc.
- to be capable of being parsed