clause definition

  • noun:
    • Grammar a team of words containing a topic and a predicate and developing section of a compound or complex sentence.
    • a definite article, stipulation, or supply in a document.
    • this sense?) (sentence structure, informal) a team of two or more words including a topic and any necessary predicate (the predicate also contains a verb, conjunction, or a preposition) to begin the term; however, this term just isn't considered a sentence for colloquial reasons.
    • A verb with its subject and their particular modifiers. If a clause provides an entire idea alone, it is an independent (superordinate) term; usually, it really is (subordinate) centered.
    • an independent element of a contract, a will or another legal document.
    • another percentage of a written paper, part, or phrase; an article, stipulation, or proviso, in a legal document.
    • A subordinate part or a subdivision of a sentence containing an interest and its predicate.
    • See Letters clause or Letters close, under page.
    • Any section of a written structure, specifically one containing total sense in itself, as a sentence or part: in contemporary usage frequently limited to such parts of appropriate papers, since statutes, agreements, wills, etc.
    • a definite stipulation, condition, proviso, etc.: as, a special clause in a contract.
    • In grammar, one of several smaller phrases which united and altered form a compound or complex sentence.
    • That part of a bond which defines the amount of the punishment.
    • (grammar) an expression including a topic and predicate however constituting a complete phrase
    • a different area of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
  • verb:
    • To amend (a bill of lading or comparable document).

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