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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or conforming to the rules of syntax.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Conjoined; fitted to each other.
  • In grammar, pertaining or according to the rules of syntax or construction.
  • noun A branch of mathematics including permutations, combinations, variations, the binomial theorem, and other doctrines relative to the number of ways of putting things together under given conditions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to syntax; according to the rules of syntax, or construction.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, related to or connected with syntax.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek suntaktikos, putting together, from suntaktos, constructed, from suntassein, to construct; see syntax.]

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From Greek σύνταξις ("a joining together, syntax"); see syntax.

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