parse (parses, present participle parsing; past and past participle parsed)
- anchor en-v-def1(linguistics, ambitransitive) To resolve#Verb|resolve (a sentence#Noun|sentence, etc.) into its elements, pointing out the several parts of speech, and their relation to each other by agreement or government; to analyze and describe grammatically. [from mid 16th c.]
- Synonyms: construe
- (transitive) To examine closely; to scrutinize.
- (computing, ambitransitive) To split#Verb|split (a file#Noun|file or other input#Noun|input) into piece#Noun|pieces of data that can be easily manipulated or store#Verb|stored.
- (computing, transitive) To resolve (a string#Noun|string of code#Noun|code or text#Noun|text) into its elements to determine if it conforms to a particular grammar.
- (computing, linguistics, intransitive) Of a string of code or text, sentence, etc.: to conform to rule#Noun|rules of grammar, to be syntactically valid.
- This sentence doesn't parse.
- French: analyser, décomposer
- German: analysieren
- Italian: analizzare
- Portuguese: analisar, decompor
- Russian: анализи́ровать
- Spanish: analizar, descomponer
parse (plural parses)
- (computing, linguistics) An act of parsing.
- The parse will fail if the program contains an unrecognised keyword.
- (computing, linguistics) The result of such an act.
- This parse is incorrect and indicates a fault in the parser.
- French: analyse
- Russian: (граммати́ческий OR синтакси́ческий) ана́лиз
- Spanish: procesamiento, análisis