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 (sĭn-tăk′tĭk) or syn·tac·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
Of, relating to, or conforming to the rules of syntax.

[Greek suntaktikos, putting together, from suntaktos, constructed, from suntassein, to construct; see syntax.]

syn·tac′ti·cal·ly adv.


1. (Logic) Also: syntactical relating to or determined by syntax
2. (Logic) logic linguistics describable wholly with respect to the grammatical structure of an expression or the rules of well-formedness of a formal system
3. (Linguistics) logic linguistics describable wholly with respect to the grammatical structure of an expression or the rules of well-formedness of a formal system
synˈtactically adv


(sɪnˈtæk tɪk)

also syn•tac′ti•cal,

of or pertaining to syntax.
[1570–80; < New Latin syntacticus < Greek syntaktikós=syntakt(ós) ordered, v. adj. of syntássein to arrange together (syn- syn- + tássein to arrange) + -ikos -ic; compare tactic]
syn•tac′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.syntactic - of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax; "the syntactic rules of a language"


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