from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Linguistics See comment.
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- n. The part of a sentence that provides further information regarding the topic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See the extract.
From Greek rhēma, something said, word, subject of a speech (modeled on theme); see wer-5 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)