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

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy