Butler's syntax sometimes gets in the way of understanding what she's asserting as fact.
From the syntax, it's a separate item, as if the requirement for the loyalty oath is law.
You can study the lines of Roth's face, as if for clues about the syntax of his sentences.
The style is stuffy, the syntax is antique, and the conceit is never really convincing.
syntax aside, the real consideration is the degree to which Romney can afford to alienate Hispanic Americans.
Their languages exhibited diversities of sound, where there was none whatever in its syntax.
Grammarians may criticize the syntax of the President's message, and the style.
Why don't you say 'creature,' according to the rules and syntax of America?'
Examples in syntax, Accidence, and Style, for criticism and correction.
(d) and last, general questions on the comparative grammar and syntax of the Indo-European languages.
Note: Syntactic languages, such as English, use word order to indicate word relationships. Inflected languages (see inflection), such as Greek and Latin, use word endings and other inflections to indicate relationships.
The structure of valid strings in a given language, as described by a grammar. For example, the syntax of a binary number could be expressed as
binary_number = bit [ binary_number ]
bit = "0" | "1"
meaning that a binary number is a bit optionally followed by a binary number and a bit is a literal zero or one digit.
The meaning of the language is given by its semantics.
See also abstract syntax, concrete syntax.