Grammatical definition

grə-mătĭ-kəl
Of, relating to, or according to grammar.
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Of or relating to grammar.
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The definition of grammatical is anything that has to do with sentences, punctuation, or the correct ways to write or speak a language.

An example of something grammatical is a class on English creative writing.

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(linguistics) Acceptable as a correct sentence or clause as determined by the rules and conventions of the grammar, or morpho-syntax of the language.

Your writing is not grammatical enough for publication.

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Conforming to the rules of grammar.

A grammatical sentence.

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Conforming to the rules of grammar.
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Of or pertaining to grammar.

My friend used a grammatical textbook to support her argument.

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Origin of grammatical

  • Late Latin grammaticālis from Latin grammaticus from Greek grammatikos of letters grammar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French grammatical, from Latin grammaticālis.

    From Wiktionary