syndetic(redirected from syndetical)
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1. Serving to connect, as a conjunction; copulative or conjunctive.
2. Connected by a conjunction.
[Greek sundetikos, from sundetos, bound together, from sundein, to bind together : sun-, syn- + dein, to bind.]
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(Grammar) denoting a grammatical construction in which two clauses are connected by a conjunction. Compare asyndetic2
[C17: from Greek sundetikos, from sundetos bound together; see syndesis]
1. serving to unite or connect; connective; copulative.
2. connected by a conjunction: syndetic clauses.
[1615–25; < Greek syndetikós <sýndet(os) bound together + -ikos -ic]
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|Adj.||1.||syndetic - connected by a conjunction|
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
asyndetic - lacking conjunctions
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