Idiomatic

  • 1 idiomatic — IDIOMÁTIC, Ă, idiomatici, ce, adj. Care aparţine unui idiom, privitor la un idiom. [pr.: di o ] – Din fr. idiomatique. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  idiomátic adj. m. (sil. di o ), pl. idiomátici; f …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 Idiomatic — Id i*o*mat ic, Idiomatical Id i*o*mat ic*al, a. [Gr. idiwmatiko s.] 1. Of or pertaining to, or conforming to, the mode of expression peculiar to a language; as, an idiomatic meaning; an idiomatic phrase. {Id i*o*mat ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 idiomatic — index distinctive, specific Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 idiomatic — (adj.) 1712, from L. idiomaticus, from Gk. idiomatikos; from idios one s own (see IDIOM (Cf. idiom)) + matos thinking, animated (see AUTOMATON (Cf. automaton)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 idiomatic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) using or relating to expressions that are natural to a native speaker. 2) appropriate to the style of art or music associated with a particular period or person. DERIVATIVES idiomatically adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 idiomatic — [id΄ē ə mat′ik] adj. [Gr idiōmatikos, peculiar, characteristic] 1. characteristic of a particular language 2. using or having many idioms 3. of, or having the nature of, an idiom or idioms idiomatically adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 idiomatic — idiomatically, adv. idiomaticalness, idiomaticity /id ee oh meuh tis i tee/, n. /id ee euh mat ik/, adj. 1. peculiar to or characteristic of a particular language or dialect: idiomatic French. 2. containing or using many idioms. 3. having a… …

    Universalium

  • 8 idiomatic — id|i|o|mat|ic [ˌıdiəˈmætık] adj 1.) idiomatic expression/phrase an idiom 2.) typical of the natural way in which someone speaks or writes when they are using their own language ▪ He had the ability to write fluent, accurate, and idiomatic English …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 idiomatic — adjective 1 idiomatic phrase/expression an idiom: an idiomatic phrase 2 typical of the natural way in which someone using their own language speaks or writes: After a year in Madrid, her Spanish was fluent and idiomatic. idiomatically / kli/… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 idiomatic — id|i|o|mat|ic [ ,ıdiə mætık ] adjective 1. ) expressing things in a way that sounds natural: an idiomatic translation 2. ) containing idioms or consisting of an idiom: idiomatic expressions ╾ id|i|o|mat|i|cal|ly [ ,ıdiə mætıkli ] adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 idiomatic — [[t]ɪ̱dioʊmæ̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Idiomatic language uses words in a way that sounds natural to native speakers of the language. Philippa was soon to acquire a remarkable command of idiomatic English …

    English dictionary

  • 12 idiomatic — UK [ˌɪdɪəˈmætɪk] / US adjective linguistics 1) expressing things in a way that sounds natural an idiomatic translation 2) containing idioms or consisting of an idiom idiomatic expressions Derived word: idiomatically UK [ˌɪdɪəˈmætɪklɪ] / US adverb …

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  • 13 idiomatic — [ˌɪdiəˈmætɪk] adj 1) expressing things in a way that sounds natural an idiomatic translation[/ex] 2) containing idioms, or consisting of an idiom idiomatic expressions[/ex] idiomatically [ˌɪdiəˈmætɪkli] adv …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 14 idiomatic — adj. Idiomatic is used with these nouns: ↑expression, ↑phrase …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 idiomatic — id•i•o•mat•ic [[t]ˌɪd i əˈmæt ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) ling. characteristic of a particular language; conforming to the usual manner of expression in a language 2) ling. containing or using many idioms 3) having a distinct style or character, esp. in the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 idiomatic — adjective Date: 1712 1. of, relating to, or conforming to idiom 2. peculiar to a particular group, individual, or style • idiomatically adverb • idiomaticness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 idiomatic — adjective /ˌɪdiəˈmætɪk/ a) Pertaining or conforming to the mode of expression characteristic of a language. b) Resembling or characteristic of an idiom. Ant: unidiomatic See Also: idiom, idiomatical …

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  • 18 idiomàtic — i|di|o|mà|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 19 idiomátic — adj. m. (sil. di o ), pl. idiomátici; f. sg. idiomáticã, pl. idiomátice …

    Romanian orthography

  • 20 idiomatic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. colloquial, individual. See language, speciality. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. informal, natural, vernacular, local; see colloquial , dialectal …

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