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suggested meaning of a word; differs from lexical meaning
examines the influence of words and their meanings on human behavior
deals with the meanings of words as they occur in the language structure
sometimes called symbolic logic; deals with theories of meaning.
the scientific study of word meanings
an early name for semantics
What does the Greek word semantikos mean ? signification
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semantics and literary criticism
I.A. Richards and C.K. Ogden
Semantics is the study of word meanings.
I.A. Richards developed the theory of general semantics.
Semantics was also known as semasiology.
Linguistic semantics studies word meanings as they occur in grammatical structures.
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elements surround a word which clarify the meaning
the way in which English is used
family and friends
friends at a football game
teachers and employers
making an appointment
Class discussion demonstrates frozen usage.
Formal level is used with the principal.
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