[ adjective ] of or relating to the study of meaning and changes of meaning
Used in print(Hugh Kelly and Ted Ziehe, "Glossary Lookup Made Easy"...)
Finally , information is retrieved from the dictionary as_required by stages of the translation process - the grammatic description for sentence-structure determination , equivalent choice information for semantic analysis , and target-language equivalents for output construction .(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)
Thomas ' findings are , first , `` that the individual items vary greatly and unpredictably in their persistence '' ; but , second , `` that the semantic groups are surprisingly unvarying in their average persistence '' ( as between M-K and I-E .
His second conclusion , on semantic word_classes , agrees with mine .