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

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche