Definition of Parse

1. Verb. Analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence).

Category relationships: Grammar
Generic synonyms: Analyse, Analyze, Break Down, Dissect, Take Apart



Definition of Parse

1. v. t. To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out the several parts of speech, and their relation to each other by government or agreement; to analyze and describe grammatically.

Definition of Parse

1. Noun. (linguistics computing) A successful act of parsing. ¹

2. Noun. (linguistics computing) The result of such an act. ¹

3. Verb. (linguistics) To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out the several parts of speech, and their relation to each other by government or agreement; to analyze and describe grammatically. ¹

4. Verb. (computing) To split a file or other input into bits of data that can be easily stored or manipulated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parse

1. to describe and analyze grammatically [v PARSED, PARSING, PARSES] : PARSABLE [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parse

pars transversaria arteriae vertebralis
pars triangularis
pars tuberalis
pars tympanica ossis temporalis
pars umbilicalis rami sinistri venae portae hepatis
pars uterina placentae
pars uterina tubae uterinae
pars uvealis reticuli trabecularis
pars vagalis nervi accessorii
pars ventralis pontis
pars vertebralis faciei costalis pulmonis
pars vestibularis nervi vestibulocochlearis
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Literary usage of Parse

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1. Adam's Latin Grammar: Abridged and Arranged in a Course of Practical Lessons by Alexander Adam, William Russell (1824)
"you parse a dative dependent on a verb signifying to profit. hurt, fee. ... Aleutian an example: parse this example. How will you parse a dative dependent ..."

2. A Parser and Analyzer for Beginners: With Diagrams and Suggestive Pictures by Francis Andrew March (1878)
"parse Thou wilt soon forget me. C. parse Thou shall soon be paid. 8. ... parse She ate those peaches. 12. parse True friendship is eternal. 11. ..."

3. Two-book Course in English by Mary Frances Hyde (1900)
"CHAPTER LXII HOW TO parse ADVERBS To parse an adverb, tell — 1. ... EXERCISE 130 parse the adverbs and the adjectives in the following sentences: — 1. ..."

4. Language Lessons: An Introductory Grammar and Composition for Intermediate by William Swinton (1876)
"HOW TO parse NOUNS. {The Noun [naming it, and telling whether it is Proper or Common, ... EF° In the following sentences, parse the Noun-subjects: 1 ..."

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