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Definition of "stemming" []

  • Present participle of stem. (verb)
  • Movement against a current, especially a tidal current. (noun)
  • A process for removing the inflexional, and sometimes derivational, affixes from words. (noun)
  • The technique of bridging between two holds with hands and/or feet, applying forces to each in opposing directions in order to brace oneself in position. (noun)

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Use "stemming" in a sentence
  • "I liked The Adventures of Augie March and Mr. Sammler's Planet quite a bit, again stemming from the recommendation of Stanley Crouch."
  • "In fact it is a normal Dutch word stemming from the Greek word "allos" (other) and "chthon" (land, earth, ground), hence meaning "foreigner.""
  • "'Godfather of Secret Societies' Jordan Maxwell aka Russell Pine If you want to know why this movie is called Water of Grace and in turn why maxwell calls himself by the term stemming from"