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Meaning & Definition of Phrase in English

English

Phrase

/frez/

noun

1. An expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence

    synonym:
  • phrase

2. A short musical passage

    synonym:
  • phrase
  • ,
  • musical phrase

3. An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up

    synonym:
  • idiom
  • ,
  • idiomatic expression
  • ,
  • phrasal idiom
  • ,
  • set phrase
  • ,
  • phrase

4. Dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence

    synonym:
  • phrase

verb

1. Put into words or an expression

  • "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
    synonym:
  • give voice
  • ,
  • formulate
  • ,
  • word
  • ,
  • phrase
  • ,
  • articulate

2. Divide, combine, or mark into phrases

  • "Phrase a musical passage"
    synonym:
  • phrase

Examples of using

If more than one Esperanto speaker finds the phrase illogical, I will change it.
I don't understand the meaning of this phrase.
Can you phrase your answer in an understandable manner?