The broad meaning of the word semantics is:
the study of the meaning of words.
The most often used meaning refers to one's own interpretation of the meaning of a word...putting one's twist on the meaning of a word to make an argument or discussion 'go one's way.' A word can have more than one meaning depending on the spin the speaker is using to get their point across.
Semantics is the study of the relationship between words and the things or ideas to which they refer. Semantics involves such varied subjects as linguistics, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and mathematics. Often, semantics clarifies rather than... read more
by Singlesstreetlife8 years ago
I am interested in finding out how people view dating and courting. Is there are difference or is just semantics?
by Julie Grimes7 years ago
Do you believe in Omens? Like for example, "Things happen in threes...." Do they really? Is this an example of how omens are to be revered?
by jomine5 years ago
A definition is a sentence that describe the meaning of a word precisely and clearly that the word can be used unambiguously. A definition limits the meaning of a word.A synonym on the other hand is a word with a...
by Grace Marguerite Williams4 years ago
Power is a word which conjures so many images in people. The average person often has an ambivalent relationship towards power. All of us are influenced by power in one way or another. ...
by Mustafa Khursheed2 years ago
Your first statement should probably be a definition of Islam: is it what the terrorists, using religion for an excuse for jihad, worship or is it what the more peaceful people worship. Or somewhere in between?
by Eric Dierker19 months ago
Can a normal human rightfully claim that their interpretation of the Bible is the only correct one?Can this notion of "I am right and you are wrong" really exist in a healthy Christian? I am beginning to think...
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