Definition of Clausal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or functioning as a clause. "Clausal structure"

Partainyms: Clause
Derivative terms: Clause



Definition of Clausal

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or constructed using clauses. ¹

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Definition of Clausal

1. clause [adj] - See also: clause

Clausal Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clausal

clauber
claucht
clauchted
clauchts
claudetite
claudicant
claudicants
claudication
claudications
claudicatory
claudin
claught
claughted
claughting
claughts
clausal (current term)
clause
claused
clauses
clausing
clausthalite
clausthalites
claustra
claustral
claustral layer
claustration
claustrophile
claustrophiles
claustrophilia
claustrophobe

Literary usage of Clausal

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1. An English Grammar by John Benjamin Wisely (1906)
"An infinitive may be used as the predicate-like element of a clausal phrase; ... This is the final test of the clausal phrase. In the sentence, We wished ..."

2. The Young Composer: A Guide to English Grammar & Composition by Henry Noble Day (1870)
"The clausal sign that may be omitted with after, before, ere, except, ... clausal Nouns are of three classes:— 1. Those introduced by the Relative Pronouns, ..."

3. Grammatical Synthesis: The Art of English Composition by Henry Noble Day (1870)
"... Five with clausal Nouns introduced by Relative Pronouns ; Five with clausal Nouns introduced by Adverbs ; Five with clausal Nouns introduced by ..."

4. The Inland Educator by Francis M. Stalker, Charles Madison Curry, Walter W. Storms (1900)
"(a) " to be," copula-like element of the clausal phrase, (b) " as," direct objective modifier of the verb, " had." (understood), and expresses the relation ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge. by George Ripley (1858)
"Soult having learned in the mean time that clausal had made good his attack, ... connecting Relic with clausal, was turned by Freyre'a taking the Mandale ..."

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