Definition of clause :
1. A separate portion of a written paper, paragraph, or sentence; an article, stipulation, or proviso, in a legal document.
2. A subordinate portion or a subdivision of a sentence containing a subject and its predicate.
3. See Letters clause close, under Letter.
limitation, Chapter 11, constituent, civil liberties, string, collocate, antecedent, bylaw, claim, accusative, construction, ultimatum, case law, requirement, allomorph, Chapter 7, case, civil rights, bill, cleft sentence, act, transform, allophone, adjunct, civil law
phrase (part of speech: noun)
mannerism, verbalism, phrase, metaphor, sentence, expression, adage, motto, figure of speech, catchphrase, paragraph, epigram, idiom, cliche, proverb, slogan, terminology, euphemism, phraseology, maxim, locution
condition (part of speech: noun)
- When the tyrant therefore perceived the willingness of my Lord to serve him, and that his mind stood bending that way, he forthwith made him the captain of the castle, governor of the wall, and keeper of the gates of Mansoul; yea, there was a clause in his commission that nothing without him should be done in all the town of Mansoul. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
- " There is a clause in your father's will that you may have forgotten, Edith," said her aunt. - "The Home Mission", T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English.
- Page 338, note 2. For the clause 'From 1765 . - "Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official", William Sleeman.