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

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca