Semantic Definition

Of or pertaining to meaning, esp. meaning in language.
Webster's New World
Of or according to semantics as a branch of linguistics or of semiotics.
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Origin of Semantic

  • French sémantique from Greek sēmantikos significant from sēmantos marked from sēmainein sēman- to signify from sēma sign

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

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