Vocable

  • 1vocable — [ vɔkabl ] n. m. • 1380, repris XIXe; lat. vocabulum 1 ♦ Vieilli Mot, surtout considéré quant à la signification et à l expression. « Le vers qui de plusieurs vocables refait un mot total, neuf » (Mallarmé). 2 ♦ (1788) Cette église est sous le… …

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  • 2Vocable — Vo ca*ble, n. [L. vocabulum an appellation, designation, name, fr. vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, a voice, a word: cf. F. vocable. See {Voice}.] A word; a term; a name; specifically, a word considered as composed of certain sounds or letters,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3vocable — index term (expression) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4vocable — n *word, term …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5vocable — [vō′kə bəl] n. [Fr < L vocabulum, a name, title, word < vocare, to call < vox,VOICE] a word or term; esp., a word regarded as a unit of sounds or letters rather than as a unit of meaning …

    English World dictionary

  • 6Vocable — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Vocable est un nom commun désignant un terme considéré comme porteur d une signification particulière (synonyme de mot). Vocable est le nom du saint… …

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  • 7vocable — (vo ka bl ) s. m. 1°   Terme de grammaire. Mot, partie intégrante d un langage. 2°   Patronage, en parlant d un saint. •   Il existe à Vienne, sous le vocable de saint Pierre, une église élevée sur la place d une basilique des premiers siècles,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8Vocable — In speech, a vocable is an utterance, term, or word that is capable of being spoken and recognized. A non lexical vocable is used without semantic role or meaning, while structure of vocables is often considered apart from any meaning. A vocable… …

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  • 9VOCABLE — n. m. T. de Grammaire Mot, partie intégrante d’une langue. En termes de Liturgie, il se dit de l’Appellation d’une église, du nom du saint auquel elle est dédiée. La principale église de la ville est sous le vocable de saint Pierre …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 10vocable — voucable m. vocable …

    Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • 11vocable — n. a word, esp. with reference to form rather than meaning. Etymology: F vocable or L vocabulum f. vocare call …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12vocable — noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin vocabulum, from vocare to call, from vox voice more at voice Date: 1530 term; specifically a word composed of various sounds or letters without regard to its meaning …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13vocable — vocably, adv. /voh keuh beuhl/, n. 1. a word; term; name. 2. a word considered only as a combination of certain sounds or letters, without regard to meaning. adj. 3. capable of being spoken. [1520 30; < L vocabulum a word, a name, equiv. to&#8230; …

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  • 14vocable — 1. noun /ˈvəʊkəbəl/ A word or utterance, especially with reference to its form rather than its meaning. Without words and almost with the seriousness of asylum nurses they at once set upon an unsavoury looking matron who began to cry out&#8230; …

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  • 15vocable — Synonyms and related words: allophone, alveolar, antonym, apico alveolar, apico dental, articulation, aspiration, assimilation, bilabial, cacuminal, cerebral, check, consonant, continuant, dental, diphthong, dissimilation, epenthetic vowel,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16vocable — vo|ca|ble Mot Pla Nom masculí …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 17vocable — vo·ca·ble || vəʊkÉ™bl n. term, word, name; word considered merely as a grouping of letters which can be pronounced rather than a carrier of meaning …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18vocable — [ vəʊkəb(ə)l] noun a word, especially with reference to form rather than meaning. Origin ME (denoting a name): from Fr., or from L. vocabulum, from vocare call …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19vocable — n. Word, term, name …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20vocable — vo·ca·ble …

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