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Meaning of PARSE

Pronunciation:  pârs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
 

PARSE is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: analyse, analyze, break down, dissect, take apart

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Parse\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parsed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Parsing}.] [L. pars a part; pars orationis a part of speech.
See {Part}, n.] (Gram.)
To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out the
several parts of speech, and their relation to each other by
government or agreement; to analyze and describe
grammatically.

      Let him construe the letter into English, and parse it
      over perfectly.                          --Ascham.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: analyze, block out, bracket, conjugate, decline, detail, enumerate, hyphenate, inflect, itemize, mark, number, outline, parenthesize, point, punctuate, resolve, scan, schematize
 

 

 

 

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