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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences;
[syn: syntax, sentence structure, phrase structure]

2. a systematic orderly arrangement;

3. studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Syntax \Syn"tax\, n. [L. syntaxis, Gr. ?, fr. ? to put together in order; sy`n with + ? to put in order; cf. F. syntaxe. See Syn-, and Tactics.] 1. Connected system or order; union of things; a number of things jointed together; organism. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They owe no other dependence to the first than what is common to the whole syntax of beings. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 2. That part of grammar which treats of the construction of sentences; the due arrangement of words in sentences in their necessary relations, according to established usage in any language. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

syntax n 1: the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences [syn: syntax, sentence structure, phrase structure] 2: a systematic orderly arrangement 3: studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "syntax": IC analysis, allocation, allotment, apportionment, appositive, arrangement, array, arraying, attribute, attributive, collation, collocation, complement, constitution, construction modifier, cutting, deep structure, deployment, direct object, disposal, disposition, distribution, filler, form, form-function unit, formation, formulation, function, immediate constituent analysis, indirect object, levels, marshaling, modifier, object, order, ordering, phrase structure, placement, predicate, qualifier, ranks, regimentation, shallow structure, slot, slot and filler, strata, structure, structuring, subject, surface structure, syntactic analysis, syntactic structure, syntactics, tagmeme, underlying structure, word arrangement, word order
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

syntax The structure of valid strings in a given language, as described by a grammar. For example, the syntax of a binary number could be expressed as binary_number = bit [ binary_number ] bit = "0" | "1" meaning that a binary number is a bit optionally followed by a binary number and a bit is a literal zero or one digit. The meaning of the language is given by its semantics. See also abstract syntax, concrete syntax. (1994-10-31)