The definition of a phrase is two or more words that express an idea and are a part of a sentence.(noun)
An example of phrase is "went to the store."
Phrase is defined as to express in words.(verb)
An example of phrase is to compose an apology.
See phrase in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L phrasis, diction < Gr < phrazein, to speak
See phrase in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin phrasis, diction
Origin: , from Greek, speech, diction, phrase
Origin: , from phrazein, to point out, show; see gwhren- in Indo-European roots.
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