hypernym


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hy·per·nym

 (hī′pər-nĭm′)
n.
A word whose meaning includes the meaning of a more specific word; for example, animal is a hypernym of elephant.

[hyper- + (-o)nym (on the model of hyponym, taken as hypo- + -nym).]

hy′per·nym′ic (-nĭm′ĭk) adj.

hypernym

(ˈhaɪpəˌnɪm)
n
(Linguistics) another name for superordinate3
[C20: hyper- + Greek onoma name]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypernym - a word that is more generic than a given word
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
Translations
hyperonymum
hyperonyymiyläkäsite
hipernim
yfirheiti
上位語
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MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is said a hyponym of [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (that, in its turn, is said a hypernym of [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) at the severity level u if: (i) candidate([MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], u) = true; (ii) nbh([MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], O) is more specific than nbh([MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 0) (see Section 3.