Word of the Day - parse
Parse – p aa z
To analyse a sentence into its parts.
I can successfully parse a sentence.
Definition verb (used with object), parsed, pars·ing.
to analyze (a sentence) in terms of grammatical constituents, identifying the parts of speech, syntactic relations, etc.
to describe (a word in a sentence) grammatically, identifying the part of speech, inflectional form, syntactic function, etc.
to analyze (something, as a speech or behavior) to discover its implications or uncover a deeper meaning
Computers. to analyze (a string of characters) in order to associate groups of characters with the syntactic units of the underlying grammar.
verb (used without object), parsed, pars·ing.
to be able to be parsed
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First known use
1545–55; <Latin pars part, as in pars ōrātiōnis part of speech