Definition of Rheme

1. Noun. (linguistics) The part of a sentence that provides further information regarding the topic. ¹



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Definition of Rheme

1. a statement of fact or opinion [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rheme

rheae
rheas
rhebok
rheboks
rhedarium
rheeboc
rhegma
rhegmatogenous
rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
rheic
rheic acid
rhein
rheinberries
rheinberry
rhematic
rheme (current term)
rhemes
rhemish
rhenian
rhenium
rheniums
rheo-
rheobase
rheobases
rheobasic
rheocardiography
rheochord
rheochrysidin
rheocord
rheocords

Literary usage of Rheme

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1. Semantics: Studies in the Science of Meaning by Michel Bréal (1900)
"The answer is that cut is a rheme of character; ... In these inter-actions between rheme and rheme * both 1 Eg the suggestion that the difference in the ..."

2. Semantics: Studies in the Science of Meaning by Michel Bréal (1900)
"The contention that in " laying hands on," whether applied to a burglar or a bishop, there is only one rheme, will probably be a shock to some; ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"rheme, to stretch or extend a substance, U India-rubber will do. ... and the ponson whe rheme. it. Rode. The proper and sensible way of ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1908)
"... is used to express the truth of the proposition resulting from filling the blanks of the rheme denoted by the top or bottom peg, with indefinite signs ..."

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