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Noun: phrase  freyz
  1. An expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
     
  2. A short musical passage
    - musical phrase
     
  3. An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
    - idiom, idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase
     
  4. Dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence
Verb: phrase  freyz
  1. Put into words or an expression
    "He phrased his concerns to the board of trustees";
    - give voice, formulate, word, articulate
     
  2. Divide, combine, or mark into phrases
    "phrase a musical passage"

Sounds like: phosphorus, phosphphrase, fraise

Derived forms: phrased, phrases, phrasing

Type of: arrange, construction, dance, dancing, evince, express, expression, grammatical construction, locution, musical passage, order, passage, put, saltation, saying, set up, show, terpsichore

Part of: air, line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, strain, tune

Encyclopedia: Phrase