Many of the discussions here and elsewhere often come to a semantic juncture where the participants bemoan the need to use words to convey their message and/or points.
Let’s try to be proactive, eh?
Have at it.
Is “meaning” the same as “function”? If one can elucidate the function of say, a tree (and/or a forest), has one also elucidated it’s meaning? Likewise, do the meanings listed in dictionaries (and/or translated into other languages) reveal the functions of those words?
This is an Open Thread.
(I’ve never really understood that phrase. Aren’t all of the threads open?)
What Do You Think?
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