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Definition of semantics noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    semantics

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//səˈmæntɪks//
     
    [uncountable] (linguistics)
     
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  1. 1the study of the meanings of words and phrases
  2. 2the meaning of words, phrases, or systems the semantics of the language
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: semantics