Definitions of grammar

  1. To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar.
  2. The art of speaking or writing with correctness or according to established usage; speech considered with regard to the rules of a grammar.
  3. A treatise on the principles of language; a book containing the principles and rules for correctness in speaking or writing.
  4. treatise on the elements or principles of any science; as, a grammar of geography.
  5. The science that treats of the principles that govern the words of a language in their relation to each other; the art of speaking or writing a language according to these principles; a book on this science.
  6. The science of the right use of language: a book which teaches grammar: any elementary work.
  7. Science which treats of the laws of language; a book which teaches grammar.
  8. The science treating the correct use of language; a treatise on this subject; any elementary treatise.
  9. The principles or science of language; a system of general principles and of particular rules for speaking or writing a language; a book containing these principles and rules; an elementary treatise.
  10. The science which treats of the principles of language; the art of speaking, reading, or writing any language with correctness according to established usage; the book containing the rules and principles relating to a language; propriety of speech; speech according to grammar.
  11. Belonging to grammar.
  12. Pert. to: grammar- school, a school where the Latin and Greek languages are chiefly taught.
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