The Meaning of Words, Part 2: Context and Semantic Range

This is the second of a two-part series on words and their meanings. Part 1 discussed the difference between “words” and “concepts.” In Part 2 we will examine the interaction of “context” (the words surrounding a particular word) with “semantic range” (the complete gamut of how a word is being used by the speakers of a particular … Continue reading The Meaning of Words, Part 2: Context and Semantic Range