in computing, an error in a program due to a code that does not conform to order expected by the programming language
A syntax error occurs when a user (or programmer) has put words in an order that a program does not understand.
noun 1. Linguistics. the study of the rules for the formation of grammatical sentences in a language. the study of the patterns of formation of sentences and phrases from words. the rules or patterns so studied: English syntax. a presentation of these: a syntax of English. an instance of these: the syntax of a sentence. […]
noun, Philosophy. 1. a metalanguage used to refer to the grammatical or other formal features of an object language.
- Syntax tree
mathematics, theory, language A tree representing the abstract syntax of some tokens in a language. (1998-11-12)
noun 1. synderesis.