Syntax is an order of words and phrases to form proper sentences.(noun)
An example of syntax is "I'm going to the movies" versus "to the movies I'm going."
See syntax in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr syntaxe < LL syntaxis < Gr < syntassein, to join, put together < syn-, together + tassein, to arrange: see taxis
See syntax in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French syntaxe
Origin: , from Late Latin syntaxis
Origin: , from Greek suntaxis
Origin: , from suntassein, to put in order
Origin: : sun-, syn-
Origin: + tassein, tag-, to arrange.
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