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meaning, accepted acceptation
accepted meaning of a word acceptation , word meaning , word sense
construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence adjunct
building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning in the process of combining agglutination
annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland) Agrostis , genus Agrostis
meaning or purpose aim , intent
story with hidden meaning allegory
basic meaning of something; the crucial part alpha and omega
meaning, doubtful ambiguity
expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context ambiguity
unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning ambiguity , equivocalness
meaning, having more than one interpretation or ambiguous
uncertain in precise meaning ambiguous , equivocal
double in meaning ambiguous , equivocal
double meaning amphibology , equivocalness , equivocation , equivoque , pun
meaning opposite that of another word, word with a antonym
opposite in meaning antonym
word that opposes another word's meaning antonym
word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other antonym , opposite , opposite word
understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something appreciation , grasp , hold
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