Definition of syntactically in US English:



  • See syntactic

    • ‘Well, there are no syntactically incoherent sentences, anyhow.’
    • ‘The claim goes roughly as follows: collective nouns are syntactically singular but semantically (or ‘notionally’ in this literature) plural.’
    • ‘In the context of disjunctive poems and syntactically difficult passages, this relative clarity allows us to relax, even as these stories distress us.’
    • ‘On a comparison of Martin's poems and the originals I would say that he favoured a restrained and, where possible, syntactically faithful style of translation, with some exceptions.’
    • ‘The result is more fluent prosodically, though incoherent syntactically.’