from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Linguistics) The state or quality of being a hyponym.
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- noun semantics The
semantic relationbetween hyponyms; the quality of being hyponymous.
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- noun the semantic relation of being subordinate or belonging to a lower rank or class
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It is also a kind of collectivism less crouched than communism, characterized by hyponymy of the individual to the community.
Poetry News: I'd like to talk about hyponymy for two reasons.
Cognition operates with only 2 main relations, much like WordNet: hyperonymy / hyponymy (e.g. cat is-a feline is-a mammal; their "taxonomy") and synonymy (e.g., "buy" means almost the same as "purchase"; their "thesaurus").
The Superstar is a dream that's home to 15,000 people: there is no hierarchy, no hyponymy, but a fusion of technology and nature, future and humanity.