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  1. put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a short musical passage Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an expression forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence but not containing a finite verb Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A brief expression, sometimes a single word, but usually two or more words forming an expression by themselves, or being a portion of a sentence; as, an adverbial phrase. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A short, pithy expression; especially, one which is often employed; a peculiar or idiomatic turn of speech; as, to err is human. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A mode or form of speech; the manner or style in which any one expreses himself; diction; expression. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A short clause or portion of a period. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To express in words, or in peculiar words; to call; to style. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To use proper or fine phrases. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To group notes into phrases; as, he phrases well. See Phrase, n., 4. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. In grammar, a group of related words not containing a subject and a predicate; any brief pithy expression; style or manner of speech. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. To put into words, especially into suitable words. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. A part of a sentence: a short pithy expression: a form of speech: (music) a short clause or portion of a sentence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To express in words: to style. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. To express in words. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. Part of a sentence; short expression; form of speech. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. A few words denoting a single idea; a brief expression; term; diction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A fragment of a melody. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A short expression; a peculiar mode of speech; style. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. To express in words or in peculiar words. Phrase-book, a book of idioms. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. Two or more words containing a particular mode of speech; an idiom; style or manner in writing or speaking. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. To express in peculiar words; to style. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. fr[=a]z, n. two or more words expressing a single idea by themselves, or showing the manner or style in which a person expresses himself: part of a sentence: a short pithy expression: phraseology: (mus.) a short clause or portion of a sentence.--v.t. to express in words: to style.--n. PHRASE'-BOOK, a book containing or explaining phrases.--adj. PHRASE'LESS, incapable of being described.--ns. PHRASE'-MAN, PHRASE'-MONG'ER, a wordy speaker or writer; PHR[=A]'SEOGRAM, PHR[=A]'SEOGRAPH, a combination of shorthand characters to represent a phrase or sentence.--adjs. PHRASEOLOG'IC, -AL, pertaining to phraseology: consisting of phrases.--adv. PHRASEOLOG'ICALLY.--ns. PHRASEOL'OGIST, a maker or a collector of phrases; PHR[=A]SEOL'OGY, style or manner of expression or arrangement of phrases: peculiarities of diction: a collection of phrases in a language; PHR[=A]'SER, a mere maker or repeater of phrases.--adj. PHR[=A]'SICAL.--n. PHR[=A]'SING, the wording of a speech or passage: (mus.) the grouping and accentuation of the sounds in a melody. [Fr.,--L.,--Gr. phrasis--phrazein, to speak.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  25. Mode of expression, diction, as in simple p., felicity of p.; idiomatic expression; small group of words usu. without predicate, esp. preposition with the word (s) it governs, equivalent to adjective, adverb, or noun (e.g. the house on the hill, I refuse to do it); short pithy expression; (pl.) mere words, as we have had enough of pp.; (Mus.) short& more or less independent passage forming part of longer passage or of whole piece; p.-monger, person addicted to fine-sounding phrases; (v.t.) express in words, as thus he phrased it. [late Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  26. n. [Latin, Greek] A brief expression or part of a sentence;—a short, pithy expression; especially, one which is often employed;—the manner or style in which any one expresses himself; diction;—in music, a connected series of notes beginning and ending an idea or expression; passage; bar. Cabinet Dictionary

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