An example of phrase is to compose an apology.
An example of phrase is "went to the store."
The speaker phrased several opinions.
Origin of phrase
- Latin phrasis diction from Greek speech, diction, phrase from phrazein to point out, show gwhren- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Late Latin phrasis (“diction”), from Ancient Greek φράσις (phrasis, “manner of expression”), from φράζω (phrazō, “I tell, express”).