Word Sense Definition

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A Word Sense Definition is a Definition of a Word Sense.

  • AKA: Gloss, Word Sense Gloss.
  • Context:
  • Example(s):
    • A 'word sense definition' is a definition of a word sense.
    • A reserve of something stored for future use.” ← “bank”, as in “The blood bank is running low.”.
    • A place that holds reserves of something stored for future use.” ← “bank”, as in “Which way to the blood bank?”.
    • A small enclosed receptacle for money.” ← “bank”, as in “My piggy bank is full.”.
    • An activity engaged in for diversion or amusement.” ← “game”, see (Wittgenstein).
    • The common final stellar object seen in the morning, esp. Venus.” ← “morning star”, see (Frege).
    • The common first stellar object seen in the evening, esp. Venus.” ← “evening star”, see (Frege)
    • the destruction with the use of explosives.” ← "blow up".
    • the enlargement, especially of photographs.” ← "blow up".
    • a large wild canid (member of the dog family), closely related to, and at times consanguineous to the domestic dog, which is considered a subspecies of the wolf.” ← “wolf”.
    • a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women)” ← “wolf”.
    • (the Wolf) The constellation Lupus.” ← “wolf”.
    • A point scored in baseball and cricket.” ← “run”.
    • A person playing a baseball game and touching all four bases safely on three separate occasions.” ← “run”.
    • a Dictionary Entry Definition.
    • a Technical Term Definition.
    • a Glossary Term Definition.
    • other Word Sense Definition Examples.
  • Counter-Example(s):
    • Factual Statements.
      • "To travel to Canada, you will need a birth certificate or a driver’s license and other photo ID."
      • "Susan saw the man in the park."
      • "People who protest often get arrested."
    • Interrogative Sentences:
      • What does 'aandblom' mean?
  • See: Ontology Concept Definition.