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See definition of phrases on Dictionary.com
  • noungroup of words; way of speaking
  • verbexpress in words carefully

synonyms for phrases

  • expression
  • idiom
  • motto
  • phrasing
  • remark
  • saying
  • slogan
  • terminology
  • utterance
  • wording
  • byword
  • catchphrase
  • catchword
  • diction
  • locution
  • maxim
  • parlance
  • phraseology
  • shibboleth
  • styling
  • tag
  • verbalism
  • verbiage
  • watchword
  • wordage
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It’s a reference to the phrase “put some mustard on it” — which refers to the act of adding a bit of an edge to a throw.
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In the midst of the lockdowns, Google reported that searches using the phrase “in stock” increased more than 70% during April.
A CORONA XMAS: WHY PHYSICAL STORES WILL POWER ONLINE SHOPPING THIS HOLIDAY SEASONGREG STERLINGSEPTEMBER 4, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Depending on how “significant” this change is, it may mean advertisers won’t be able to run an n-gram analysis on groups of lower-volume keywords to understand what words or phrases are working and which ones are not.
GOOGLE ADS TO LIMIT SEARCH TERMS REPORTING, CITING PRIVACYGINNY MARVINSEPTEMBER 2, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
In simple terms, voice search SEO is a technique that optimizes the content, phrases, keywords, metadata, and more to enable your voice search to rank on top whenever a user asks questions.
VOICE SEARCH SEO GUIDE: TRENDS AND BEST PRACTICESRICKY WANGSEPTEMBER 2, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Any time you see the phrase “order of magnitude,” you’re seeing a reference to a logarithm.
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Acronyms are usually in the form of initialisms—which is when a phrase is represented by the first letter of each word that makes it up.
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Ironically, they note, “stay healthy” is a phrase that sprays a lot of saliva.
SIX FOOT SOCIAL-DISTANCING WILL NOT ALWAYS BE ENOUGH FOR COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYAPRIL 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He sang the words with an odd, emphatic slowness, turning to look at Lettice between the phrases.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The unfinished phrases floated, but dared not come to earth; they gathered but remained undelivered.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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