Thematic meaning

thĭ-mătĭk
Relating to, or having a theme or a topic.

He had a thematic collection of postage stamps with flags on them.

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Of, relating to, or being a theme.

A scene of thematic importance.

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The definition of thematic is something with recurring ideas.

An example of thematic are movies about super heroes.

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Of or constituting a theme or themes.
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(linguis.) Of or relating to the stem of a word or to a vowel ending a stem that precedes an inflectional ending.
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(music) Relating to a melodic subject.
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(linguistics) Of a word stem, ending in a vowel that appears in or otherwise influences the noun or verb's inflection.
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A postage stamp that is part of a thematic collection.
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(linguistics) Of, constituting, or relating to the theme of a word.

A thematic vowel.

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(brit.) Any stamp of a thematic collection.
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(brit., philately) Of stamps collected according to a theme, or topic.
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Origin of thematic

  • Greek thematikos from thema themat- theme theme

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

  • From Ancient Greek θεματικός (thematikos), from θέμα (thema, “theme").

    From Wiktionary