Definitions English

  • A sequence of words intended to have meaning.
  • A characteristic way or mode of expression.
  • A brief, apt, and cogent expression.
  • A word or group of words read or spoken as a unit and separated by pauses or other junctures.
  • Grammar Two or more words in sequence that form a syntactic unit that is less than a complete sentence.
  • Music A short passage or segment, often consisting of four measures or forming part of a larger unit.
  • A series of dance movements forming a unit in a choreographic pattern.
  • To express orally or in writing: The speaker phrased several opinions.
  • To pace or mark off (something read aloud or spoken) by pauses.
  • Music To divide (a passage) into phrases.
  • Music To combine (notes) in a phrase.
  • To make or render phrases, as in reading aloud.
  • Music To perform a passage with the correct phrasing.