American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being a theme: a scene of thematic importance.
- adj. Linguistics Of, constituting, or relating to the theme of a word: a thematic vowel.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or relating to a theme of discourse.
- In music, pertaining to themes or subjects of composition, or consisting of such themes and their development: as, thematic treatment or thematic composition in general. Counterpoint is the technical name for thematic composition of the strictest kind; but many passages in works not contrapuntal as a whole are truly thematic.
- In philology, relating to or belonging to a theme or stem.
- n. That part of logic which treats of themata, or objects of thought.
- adj. relating to, or having a theme or a topic
- adj. music relating to a melodic subject
- adj. linguistics Of a word stem, ending in a vowel that appears in or otherwise influences the noun or verb's inflection.
- n. A postage stamp that is part of a thematic collection
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Gram.) Of or pertaining to the theme of a word. See theme, n., 4.
- adj. (Mus.) Of or pertaining to a theme, or subject.
- adj. of or relating to a melodic subject
- adj. relating to or constituting a topic of discourse
- From Ancient Greek θεματικός, from θέμα ("theme"). (Wiktionary)
- Greek thematikos, from thema, themat-, theme; see theme. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The virtual collections are also grouped in thematic collections, for example, there are collections focused on the Free Speech Movement and Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives (JARDA).”
“Love interests in Spider-Man are not that numerous, and the lesser lights among them served short-term thematic or symbolic roles rather than long-term character roles.”
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“This year, so-called macro managers have been forced to make short-term wagers because the longer-term thematic trades haven't worked for them, Mark Enman, head of the global-trading team within hedge-fund research at Man Investments in New York, said in a telephone interview.”
“The 47-member United Nations Human Rights Council is set to examine widespread violations of human rights in countries such as Sudan and Somalia, as well as dealing with so-called thematic issues such as torture and discrimination.”
“The ending -oh₂ is specifically used for the indicative mood of so-called thematic verbs ie. stems ending in *-e- .”
“Still, it's a hell of a ride-an integration, to use Mr. Marsalis 'one-word thematic summation, of "high" musical culture and the "low" vernacular, in the best tradition of Copland and Bernstein.”
“In 2005 the program developed a new mission and curriculum that shifted the emphasis to a long-term thematic integrated course of study that would put students on "a quest for knowledge and a path to college. '”
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