minor sentence

minor sentence

noun Grammar.
1.
any sentence that is not a true full sentence; a transformation by deletion from a full sentence.
2.
a sentence not having the usual subject-predicate structure, as Down with the dictator!
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To minor sentence
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: minor seminary
Next Definition: minor seventh chord
Words Near: minor sentence
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for minor sentence
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing minor sentence
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature