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parse

 (pärs)
v. parsed, pars·ing, pars·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To break (a sentence) down into its component parts of speech with an explanation of the form, function, and syntactical relationship of each part.
b. To describe (a word) by stating its part of speech, form, and syntactical relationships in a sentence.
c. To process (linguistic data such as speech or written language) in real time as it is being spoken or read, in order to determine its linguistic structure and meaning.
2.
a. To examine closely or subject to detailed analysis, especially by breaking up into components: "What are we missing by parsing the behavior of chimpanzees into the conventional categories recognized largely from our own behavior?" (Stephen Jay Gould).
b. To make sense of; comprehend: I simply couldn't parse what you just said.
3. Computers To analyze or separate (input, for example) into more easily processed components.
v.intr.
To admit of being parsed: sentences that do not parse easily.

[Probably from Middle English pars, part of speech, from Latin pars (ōrātiōnis), part (of speech); see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

pars′er n.

parse

(pɑːz)
vb
1. (Grammar) to assign constituent structure to (a sentence or the words in a sentence)
2. (Grammar) (intr) (of a word or linguistic element) to play a specified role in the structure of a sentence
3. (Computer Science) computing to analyse the source code of a computer program to make sure that it is structurally correct before it is compiled and turned into machine code
[C16: from Latin pars (orātionis) part (of speech)]
ˈparsable adj
ˈparsing n

parse

(pɑrs, pɑrz)

v. parsed, pars•ing. v.t.
1. to analyze (a sentence) in terms of grammatical constituents, identifying the parts of speech, syntactic relations, etc.
2. to describe (a word in a sentence) grammatically, identifying the part of speech, inflectional form, syntactic function, etc.
v.i.
3. to admit of being parsed.
[1545–55; < Latin pars part, as in pars ōrātiōnis part of speech]
pars′a•ble, adj.
pars′er, n.

parse


Past participle: parsed
Gerund: parsing

Imperative
parse
parse
Present
I parse
you parse
he/she/it parses
we parse
you parse
they parse
Preterite
I parsed
you parsed
he/she/it parsed
we parsed
you parsed
they parsed
Present Continuous
I am parsing
you are parsing
he/she/it is parsing
we are parsing
you are parsing
they are parsing
Present Perfect
I have parsed
you have parsed
he/she/it has parsed
we have parsed
you have parsed
they have parsed
Past Continuous
I was parsing
you were parsing
he/she/it was parsing
we were parsing
you were parsing
they were parsing
Past Perfect
I had parsed
you had parsed
he/she/it had parsed
we had parsed
you had parsed
they had parsed
Future
I will parse
you will parse
he/she/it will parse
we will parse
you will parse
they will parse
Future Perfect
I will have parsed
you will have parsed
he/she/it will have parsed
we will have parsed
you will have parsed
they will have parsed
Future Continuous
I will be parsing
you will be parsing
he/she/it will be parsing
we will be parsing
you will be parsing
they will be parsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been parsing
you have been parsing
he/she/it has been parsing
we have been parsing
you have been parsing
they have been parsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been parsing
you will have been parsing
he/she/it will have been parsing
we will have been parsing
you will have been parsing
they will have been parsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been parsing
you had been parsing
he/she/it had been parsing
we had been parsing
you had been parsing
they had been parsing
Conditional
I would parse
you would parse
he/she/it would parse
we would parse
you would parse
they would parse
Past Conditional
I would have parsed
you would have parsed
he/she/it would have parsed
we would have parsed
you would have parsed
they would have parsed

parse

To analyze a sentence by breaking it down into its constituent parts and explaining the function of each and their relationships.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.parse - analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
analyze, break down, dissect, take apart, analyse - make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"
Translations
analizardecomponer
jäsentää

parse

[pɑːz] VTanalizar (sintácticamente)

parse

[ˈpɑːrz] vi [+ sentence] → faire l'analyse grammaticale de

parse

vtgrammatisch analysieren (Ling, Comput) → parsen
vianalysieren; this sentence doesn’t parse very easilydie Struktur dieses Satzes ist nicht leicht zu analysieren

parse

[pɑːs] vtanalizzare dal punto di vista grammaticale
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