Variant of semantic
- of or pertaining to meaning, esp. meaning in language
- of or according to semantics as a branch of linguistics or of semiotics
Origin: Gr sēmantikos, significant from sēmainein, to show, explain by a sign from sēma, a sign, symbol from Indo-European an unverified form dhyāmṇ (from source Sanskrit dhyāman, thought) from base an unverified form dhyā-, to see, behold
- semantically adverb
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