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Another word for clause

  1. A provision

  2. A grammatical structure

      1. A structure, such as a building, framework, or model.
      2. The interpretation or explanation given to an expression or a statement:
      3. (Grammar) An arrangement of words forming a grammatical phrase, clause, or sentence.
      1. (Gram.) A word or a group of syntactically related words that states, asks, commands, or exclaims something; conventional unit of connected speech or writing, usually containing a subject and a predicate: in writing, a sentence begins with a capital letter and concludes with an end mark (period, question mark, etc.), and in speech a sentence begins following a silence and concludes with any of various final pitches and a terminal juncture
      2. A grammatical unit that is syntactically independent and has a subject that is expressed or, as in imperative sentences, understood and a predicate that contains at least one finite verb.
      3. The penalty imposed by a law court or other authority upon someone found guilty of a crime or other offense.
      1. A brief, apt, and cogent expression:
      2. A series of dance movements forming a unit in a choreographic pattern.
      3. (Linguis.) A group of words that functions as a syntactic unit
      1. One that authorizes another to act as a representative; a client.
      2. An element of a word or construction (Ex.: in “they painted signs” the main elements they and painted signs are called immediate constituents; the further morphologically indivisible elements they, paint, -ed, sign, and -s are called ultimate constituents)
      3. A structural unit, such as a verb, noun phrase, or clause, in a grammatical construction.
      1. Fiber twisted into a thin line, used for tying, pulling, fastening, etc.; a type of slender cord or thick thread
      2. A set of objects threaded together or attached on a string:
      3. A series of similar or related acts, events, or items:
      1. (Math.) The process or result of a mathematical transformation
      2. The result, especially a mathematical quantity or linguistic construction, of a transformation.
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