Meaning of syntactics in English:

syntactics

Pronunciation /sɪnˈtaktɪks/

noun

  • Chiefly and Philosophy. The study of the structural relations between signs; specifically (with reference to linguistic signs) syntax.

    One of the three main branches of semiotics alongside semantics and pragmatics.

Usage

With singular agreement

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From syntactic.