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Noun
/ˈleksiˌkän/,/-kən/,
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lexicons, plural;
  1. The vocabulary of a person, language, or branch of knowledge
    • - the size of the English lexicon
  2. A dictionary, esp. of Greek, Hebrew, Syriac, or Arabic
    • - a Greek–Latin lexicon
  3. The complete set of meaningful units in a language


  1. (Lexical) Pertaining or related to the words of a language (hence dyslexia meaning a disturbance of the ability to read).
  2. (Lexical) of or pertaining to words or vocabulary
  3. (Lexical) or dynamic verbs tell of an action (to hit, to call, to sing); stative verbs tell of a state of being (to be - am, is, was, were - to think, hope, seem, appear, feel, etc.).
  4. (lexical) Effective to the end of the current code block or source file. Also short for lexical variable.
  5. (lexical) The mismatch is a characteristic of a lexeme.
  6. A lexical definition is one that could appear in a lexicon or a dictionary of common usage. However, common usage often includes many contradictory definitions. For example, the word, "cleave," can mean opposites: "to cling to" or "to cut apart. ...
  7. Often used as a technical term for the list of words and their types which is used with a grammar.
  8. A knowledge base about some subset of words in the vocabulary of a natural language. One component of a lexicon is a terminological ontology whose concept types represent the word senses in the lexicon. ...
  9. A linguistic tool with information about the morphological variations and grammatical usage of words.
  10. In an over-simplified sense, we might say lexicon is a fancy term scholars use when most people would simply say dictionary, i.e., a complete list of words and their definitions. To be more accurate, we might define lexicon as all the material found in the dictionary--i.e. ...
  11. vocabulary; the words you are familiar with
  12. (A) and (B) should speak the same lexicon. Even if (A) and (B) are speaking the same mother tongue, they may not understand each other, unless they start speaking in the same lexicon (especially with highly technical problems).
  13. The vocabulary of a language or of an individual.
  14. is the study of the words and underlying concepts in the speaker’s mental dictionary.
  15. Fraudulent legal research. - e.g., The newly-fledged paralegal, thinking her brief came from LexisNexis, was completely taken in by a lexicon.
  16. The inventory of words in a given language. The English lexicon can be found in a complete dictionary.
  17. The words of a language and their definitions. In speech recognition systems, a lexicon normally contains only the orthographic and the phonetic representations of words.
  18. [lexicology] The vocabulary of a language. It can refer to the book form of a dictionary (usually with an alphabetic listing of words) or the assumed lexicon which speakers possess mentally. ...
  19. Total accumulation of linguistic signs, words or morphemes, or both, in a given language; the list of all the words in a language.
  20. The set of all words and idioms of any language.
  21. the stock of words in a language; people who compile lists of these words and their meanings in dictionaries are called "lexicographers." Example: English has an enormous lexicon, but a single speaker uses only a portion of it.
  22. Mental storage of vocabulary of a language, knowledge about words, including sounds, meanings, and grammar.
  23. The lexicon of a language is the collection of basic symbols it uses as components for the construction of expressions.
  24. A technical dictionary. A list of definitions that are comprehensible only to people who already understand the concepts.
  25. A word-book or dictionary. A vocabulary of terms used in connection with a particular subject.