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Webster 1913 Edition


Grammatical

Gram-mat′ic-al

,
Adj.
[L.
grammaticus
,
grammaticalis
; Gr. [GREEK] skilled in grammar, knowing one’s letters, from [GREEK] a letter: cf. F.
grammatical
. See
Grammar
.]
1.
Of or pertaining to grammar; of the nature of grammar;
as, a
grammatical
rule
.
Gram-mat′ic-al-ly
,
adv.
Gram-mat′ic-al-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Grammatical

GRAMMAT'ICAL

,
Adj.
Belonging to grammar; as a grammatical rule.
1.
According to the rules of grammar. We say, a sentence is not grammatical; the construction is not grammatical.

Definition 2022


grammatical

grammatical

English

Adjective

grammatical (comparative more grammatical, superlative most grammatical)

  1. (linguistics) Acceptable as a correct sentence or clause as determined by the rules and conventions of the grammar, or morpho-syntax of the language.
    Your writing is not grammatical enough for publication.
  2. Of or pertaining to grammar.
    My friend used a grammatical textbook to support her argument.

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁa.ma.ti.kal/

Adjective

grammatical m (feminine singular grammaticale, masculine plural grammaticaux, feminine plural grammaticales)

  1. grammatical

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Norman

Adjective

grammatical m

  1. Alternative form of granmatical