Associations to the word «Thematic»

Wiktionary

THEMATIC, adjective. Relating to, or having a theme or a topic
THEMATIC, adjective. (music) relating to a melodic subject
THEMATIC, adjective. (linguistics) Of a word stem, ending in a vowel that appears in or otherwise influences the noun or verb's inflection.
THEMATIC, noun. A postage stamp that is part of a thematic collection
THEMATIC MAP, noun. (cartography) A geographic map that displays the spatial pattern of a theme or series of attributes.
THEMATIC RELATION, noun. (linguistics) Any of various possible semantic relations between a verb and its arguments.
THEMATIC ROLE, noun. (grammar) A function of the arguments of a verb, which maps them bijectively to a set (which depends lexically on the verb) called the “theta grid”.

Dictionary definition

THEMATIC, adjective. Relating to or constituting a topic of discourse.
THEMATIC, adjective. Of or relating to a melodic subject.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne