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Meaning of SEMANTICS

Pronunciation:  si'mantiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the study of language meaning
 

SEMANTICS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: deixis, linguistics

 

 

Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

The meaning of a string in some language, as opposed to syntax which describes how symbols may be combined independent of their meaning.

The semantics of a programming language is a function from programs to answers. A program is a closed term and, in practical languages, an answer is a member of the syntactic category of values. The two main kinds are denotational semantics and operational semantics.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the study of the larger system of meaning created by words.
 

 

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