Parsable vs Parse - What's the difference?

parsable | parse |

Parsable is a derived term of parse.


As a adjective parsable

is (grammar|computing) able to be parsed.

As a verb parse is

(linguistics) to resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out]] the several [[part of speech|parts of speech, and their relation to each other by government or agreement; to analyze and describe grammatically.

As a noun parse is

(linguistics|computing) a successful act of.

parsable

English

Alternative forms

* (l)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (grammar, computing) able to be parsed.
  • :Well formed XML is an example of parsable text or data.
  • Usage notes

    Both the spellings parsable and parseable are widely used with similar frequency; the spelling parsable (without the ‘e’) is preferred in formal usage, according to the rule: :“Verbs drop silent final -e except after c and g (e.g. movable but changeable)” as mentioned in the OED, and used in standards.

    References

    * Re: Bug
  • 124757: parsable vs. parseable
  • * Debian Bug
  • 124609
  • Anagrams

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    parse

    English

    Verb

    (pars)
  • (linguistics) To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out]] the several [[part of speech, parts of speech, and their relation to each other by government or agreement; to analyze and describe grammatically.
  • (computing) To split a file or other input into pieces of data that can be easily stored or manipulated.
  • Derived terms

    * parser * wackyparse, wackyparsing * misparse * parsable * unparsable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (linguistics, computing) A successful act of .
  • (linguistics, computing) The result of such an act.
  • Anagrams

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