1. the study of language meaning

Definition categories: thought, linguistics

2. the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text

- a petty argument about semantics

Definition categories: thought, meaning, substance

Sentences with semantics as a noun:

- Semantics is a foundation of lexicography.

- The semantics of the terms used are debatable.

- The semantics of a single preposition is a dissertation in itself.