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The fundamental unit of the lexicon of a language. Find, finds, found, and finding are forms of the English lexeme find.
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(Linguistics) linguistics a minimal meaningful unit of language, the meaning of which cannot be understood from that of its component morphemes. Take off (in the senses to mimic, to become airborne, etc) is a lexeme, as well as the independent morphemes take and off
[C20: from lex(icon) + -eme]
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a minimal lexical unit in a language, as a word or idiomatic phrase, esp. an abstract form underlying any inflected forms.
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A fundamental meaningful unit of a language.
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|Noun||1.||lexeme - a minimal unit (as a word or stem) in the lexicon of a language; `go' and `went' and `gone' and `going' are all members of the English lexeme `go'|
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