Syntactic meaning

-tĭ-kəl
The definition of syntactic is relating to the rules of language.

An example of something syntactic is a sentence that uses the correct form of a verb; syntactic sentence.

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Of or in accordance with the rules of syntax.
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Dealing with language rules (syntax). See syntax.
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Of, related to or connected with syntax.

The sentence “I saw he" contains a syntactic mistake.

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Of, relating to, or conforming to the rules of syntax.
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Origin of syntactic

  • Greek suntaktikos putting together from suntaktos constructed from suntassein to construct syntax

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

  • From Greek σύνταξις (suntaksis, “a joining together, syntax"); see syntax.

    From Wiktionary