clause

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
clause modifying a noun or pronoun, dependent adjective clause
clause modifying a verb, dependent adverb clause
semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause affected role , patient , patient role
semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause agent , agentive role
referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun antecedent
conditional sentence, subordinate clause of antecedent , protasis
conditional sentence, main clause of apodosis , consequent
clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contract arbitration clause
semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause benefactive role , beneficiary
inversion in second phrase/clause of the first's words chiasmus
added clause or qualification codicil
sentence composed of at least one main clause and one subordinate clause complex sentence
(grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction constituent , grammatical constituent
clause in a complex sentence that is grammatically equivalent to the main clause and that performs the same grammatical function coordinate clause
clause in an insurance policy that relieves the insurer of responsibility to pay the initial loss up to a stated amount deductible
clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb dependent clause , subordinate clause
clause that cannot stand alone dependent clause , subordinate clause
subordinate clause that does not limit or restrict the meaning of the noun phrase it modifies descriptive clause , nonrestrictive clause
clause in an insurance policy that provides for double the face value of the policy in the case of accidental death double indemnity
right guaranteed by the 14th amendment to the US constitution and by the due-process clause of the 5th amendment equal protection of the laws
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