Associations to the word «Grammar»

Wiktionary

GRAMMAR, noun. A system of rules and principles for speaking and writing a language.
GRAMMAR, noun. (uncountable) (linguistics) The study of the internal structure of words (morphology) and the use of words in the construction of phrases and sentences (syntax).
GRAMMAR, noun. A book describing the rules of grammar of a language.
GRAMMAR, noun. (computing theory) A formal system specifying the syntax of a language.
GRAMMAR, noun. (computing theory) A formal system defining a formal language
GRAMMAR, noun. The basic rules or principles of a field of knowledge or a particular skill.
GRAMMAR, noun. (British) (archaic) A textbook.
GRAMMAR, noun. (UK) A grammar school.
GRAMMAR, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar.
GRAMMAR NAZI, noun. (slang) (idiomatic) A person who habitually corrects or criticizes the language usage of others.
GRAMMAR NAZI, noun. Alternative spelling of grammar Nazi
GRAMMAR NAZIS, noun. Plural of grammar Nazi
GRAMMAR NAZIS, noun. Plural of grammar nazi
GRAMMAR SCHOOL, noun. (archaic) A school that teaches its pupils the grammar system of a European language, especially Latin and Greek.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL, noun. (chiefly UK) A secondary school that stresses academic over practical or vocational education, until recent times open to those pupils who had passed the 11-plus examination.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL, noun. (US) (rare) (regional) Elementary school.
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of grammar school

Dictionary definition

GRAMMAR, noun. The branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics).

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery