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

4 senses of phrase

Sense 1
phrase -- (an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence)
       => construction, grammatical construction, expression -- (a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner")

Sense 2
phrase, musical phrase -- (a short musical passage)
       => passage, musical passage -- (a short section of a musical composition)

Sense 3
idiom, idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase, phrase -- (an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up)
       => saying, expression, locution -- (a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression")

Sense 4
phrase -- (dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence)
       => dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation -- (taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb phrase

2 senses of phrase

Sense 1
give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate -- (put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees")
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

Sense 2
phrase -- (divide, combine, or mark into phrases; "phrase a musical passage")
       => arrange, set up, put, order -- (arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times")

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