Tuesday, May 24, 2011

CLAUSE

clause
▶ n
1. (grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence
Hypernyms: construction
Hyponyms: main clause, coordinate clause, subordinate clause, relative clause, double indemnity
Holonyms: sentence
Related words: grammar, clausal
2. article - a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
Hypernyms: section
Hyponyms: arbitration clause, deductible, escalator clause, joker, reserve clause, rider
Holonyms: document
Related words: contract, article