syntax

(redirected from Syntactic structure)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Syntactic structure: syntax

syntax

[sin′taks]
Etymology: Gk, syn + taxis, arrangement
word order; sentence order; a property of language involving structural cues for the arrangement of words as elements in a phrase, clause, or sentence.
Synergy between PCI with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery. A trial that compared the outcomes of coronary artery bypass to that of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) plus drug eluting stents
Conclusion At the 1-year mark, CABG is better; 5- and 10-year re-assessments were planned at the study’s conclusion

syntax,

n a property of language involving structural cues for the arrangement of words as elements in a phrase, clause, or sentence.
References in periodicals archive ?
The comparative method has been used to compare the syntactic structure of English idiomatic expressions in the media discourse and their Lithuanian translation.
Such variation in the interpretation of syntactic structures inevitably arises from the fact that there are no evident formal features for the grammatical subject in Votic (i.
We focus on intermediate prosodic units, phonological phrases: these units depend on the syntactic structure of sentences and characteristically contain one or two content words along with the function words associated with them (NESPOR & VOGEL, 1986).
Rule 1: Root fragments of physical and syntactic structures are equal.
Other studies consider the context of additional grammatical categories [15], or attempt to establish similarity based on specific syntactic structures, such as conjunctions (e.
Den Dikken (forthcoming) and Svenonius (forthcoming), too, adopt the idea of two distinct heads in the syntactic structure of directional expressions: one for locative elements (Place) and one for directional elements (Path).
Most programming languages are organized by using basic syntactic structures for decision making (selection structures) and handling repetition (loops).
As a learner avoids a word or message, rather than abandon the thought, he may simplify the utterance with a related word, concept or syntactic structure.
discourse markers, illocutionary markers, pronouns, tense, syntactic structures, and intonation contours), some arguing for conceptual status for another class (e.
No importance is given to the syntactic structure of the question while picking up keywords.
This syntactic structure may look like the causative structure with hacer + infinitive, yet the examples in this study display no causative meaning whatsoever.
Accompanied by a new optional workbook, available separately, of sample problem sets which are designed to give students greater experience of analyzing syntactic structure