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parse
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Definition
to analyze — especially when dividing into parts
The exact meaning of parse is often subject to its context. For example:
  • "parse a sentence" — to divide the words into parts of speech whose relationships can be grammatically analyzed
  • "parse her behavior" or "parse her meaning" — to analyze in detail
  • "have the computer parse the text file" — divide and translate the information in the file into parts that are more easily manipulated and analyzed
  • The earnest virgins were, she fancied, as likely to do harm as to do good by their faith in the value of parsing Caesar.
    Chapter 1 (31% in)

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