Associations to the word «Semantics»

Wiktionary

SEMANTICS, noun. (linguistics) A branch of linguistics studying the meaning of words. [1893]
SEMANTICS, noun. The study of the relationship between words and their meanings.
SEMANTICS, noun. The individual meanings of words, as opposed to the overall meaning of a passage.

Dictionary definition

SEMANTICS, noun. The study of language meaning.
SEMANTICS, noun. The meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text; "a petty argument about semantics".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras