semantic

[si-man-tik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or arising from the different meanings of words or other symbols: semantic change; semantic confusion.
2.
of or pertaining to semantics.
Also, semantical.


Origin:
1655–65; < Greek sēmantikós having meaning, equivalent to sēmant(ós) marked (sēman-, base of sēmaínein to show, mark + -tos verbal adjective suffix; akin to sêma sign) + -ikos -ic

semantically, adverb
nonsemantic, adjective
nonsemantically, adverb
pseudosemantic, adjective
pseudosemantically, adverb
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semantic (sɪˈmæntɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to meaning or arising from distinctions between the meanings of different words or symbols
2.  of or relating to semantics
3.  logic concerned with the interpretation of a formal theory, as when truth tables are given as an account of the sentential connectives
 
[C19: from Greek sēmantikos having significance, from sēmainein to signify, from sēma a sign]
 
se'mantically
 
adv

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semantic
1894, from Fr. sémantique, applied by Michel Bréal (1883) to the psychology of language, from Gk. semantikos "significant," from semainein "to show, signify, indicate by a sign," from sema "sign" (Doric sama).
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Example sentences
The fantastic richness of the imagery the semantic interconnection.
It rapidly became clear that their differences were more than semantic.
It's not strictly a political question-more of a semantic one.
They tirelessly search the entire historical published corpus of science for
  any semantic meaning.
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