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Definitions of clause

  1. A separate portion of a written paper, paragraph, or sentence; an article, stipulation, or proviso, in a legal document. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A subordinate portion or a subdivision of a sentence containing a subject and its predicate. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. See Letters clause close, under Letter. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A separate part of a written composition or document; in grammar, a division of a sentence containing a subject and predicate of its own. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A sentence or part of a sentence: an article or part of a contract, will, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Part of a sentence; part of a document. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A distinct part of a composition, as a paragraph, division, or article. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A subordinate sentence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Part of a complex or a compound sentence; an article, or a distinct part, of a contract, will, agreement, charter, commission, or other writing; stipulation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A part shut off; a part or member of a sentence; an article in an agreement; a stipulation in a document. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for clause

  1. I advise you to draw your pen right through that clause – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  2. There is no doubt whatever that he meant to insert such a clause – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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