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A word, such as a noun, verb, or adjective, that has a statable lexical meaning, rather than indicating a syntactic function, as a function word does.
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(linguistics) A word that is not a function word, including nouns, verbs, adjectives, and most adverbs with the exception of the likes of "then" and "why".
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