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semantic

1. of or relating to semantics
2. Logic concerned with the interpretation of a formal theory, as when truth tables are given as an account of the sentential connectives

semantic

(1) For the software company, see Symantec.

(2) For language-related definitions, see semantics, semantic error, semantic gap and Semantic Web.
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Zhang, "SEM-PPA: A semantical pattern and preference-aware service mining method for personalized point of interest recommendation," Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol.
Plato sophistically treats the semantical diversity of the term [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and the ambiguity of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] that is interpreted as 'justify' and 'bring to court, punish', with the aim of sending Callicles out of battle at a dialectic level.
The answer given by Aristotle's commentators is semantical, namely, that the ten categories are sufficient to explain the meaning of all sentence parts which have a representative role.
Lapointe draws out sharp and instructive contrasts between the then-current and quite restrictive 'concept-containment' account of analyticity associated with Kant--according to which analytic relations obtain between concepts due to their (intensional) inclusion 'within' one another, depending on whether one represents a higher or lower species than the other (19-23)--and Bolzano's 'substitutional' account, according to which analytic relations can obtain quite broadly between any propositions which share any common semantical forms (45f).
Sellars takes these inferences, the ones codified in the equivalences, which are taken to express the first sense of correspondence, to provide the semantical rules for, and thus the sense and, hence, the meaning of, the word 'true'.
When one effectively employs the strategies of exploratory-learning, wait-time, intervention, guided reading, meaning, and phonological-morphological-syntactical awareness-for infants and on up-to 3rd grade students-all-in a Montessori-like-learning-literacy-setting replete with semantical interactions with phonology, syllabology, morphology, and then-eventually short phrases and then-syntax by age-three-then we know we have done our academic=social work (see Jaramillo, J.
The interest also shifted from formal logic (syllogisms) to semantical concerns.
That is, when he says that Godel might have formulated Tarski's semantical conception of truth, he will be talking about this same fixed [G.
The notion of semantical equivalence of sentences is more fundamental than that of synonymy of words.
Everything we say', Hintikka writes, 'already presupposes the one language we are using, including the semantical relations in virtue of which it can be used to say something', of which the corollary is that 'we cannot step outside language and examine its relations to the world' (LUCR 22).
The current study set out to identify Quine's objection to the use of semantical rules to clarify "analytic," the problem of how sensory experience, which is by its nature subjective, can provide a basis for objective science, (11) the role of underdetermination in Quine's thought, and Quine's rejection of meanings and intentions.
Lowth enjoyed finding errors, grammatical and semantical, in famous authors, Shakespeare notably among them.

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