Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun function_word

1 sense of function word

Sense 1
function word, closed-class word -- (a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning)
       => word -- (a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning")

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