How Do You Spell SENTENCES?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛntənsɪz] (IPA)

The word "sentences" is spelled phonetically as /ˈsɛntənsɪz/. The first syllable is pronounced with a short "e" sound, followed by a soft "n" sound. The second syllable includes a soft "t" sound and a short "ə" vowel sound. The third syllable includes a hard "s" sound followed by a hard "ɪz" sound, indicating the plural form of the word. This phonetic transcription accurately represents the pronunciation of this word in American English.

SENTENCES Meaning and Definition

  1. Sentences, in the context of grammar and language, refer to a series of words that are organized in a meaningful and coherent manner, expressing a complete thought or idea. A sentence typically consists of a subject and a predicate, where the subject is the part that the sentence is about or is performing the action, and the predicate contains the verb that describes the subject or the action it is performing.

    A sentence serves as a fundamental unit of communication, enabling individuals to express their thoughts, feelings, and intentions. It conveys meaning by providing information, asking questions, making statements, or expressing commands. Sentences are used to express various grammatical structures, depending on their purpose, such as declarative sentences (statements), interrogative sentences (questions), imperative sentences (commands), and exclamatory sentences (expressing strong emotions or surprise).

    Sentences can be classified based on their structure, including simple sentences (containing only one independent clause), compound sentences (combining two or more independent clauses), complex sentences (including one independent clause and at least one dependent clause), and compound-complex sentences (combining two or more independent clauses and at least one dependent clause). Furthermore, sentences can vary in length, from short and concise to long and complex, depending on the level of detail and information being conveyed.

    Overall, sentences are vital components of effective communication, enabling individuals to convey ideas, share information, and engage in meaningful dialogue.

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Etymology of SENTENCES

The word "sentence" has its roots in Latin. It derives from the Latin word "sententia", which means "thought", "meaning", or "opinion". In Latin, "sententia" also referred to a judicial opinion or decision. Over time, the word evolved in meaning and came to encompass the idea of a complete expression conveying a thought or meaning. This development gave rise to the word "sentence" in English, which is now commonly used to describe a grammatically complete series of words expressing a statement, question, command, or exclamation.

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Conjugate verb Sentences


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