This tag should be used for questions asking about nuances of meaning and definitions of a specific word. You can combine this tag with differences in case you compare two or more similar words.
If you are asking about the definitions or nuances of words, phrases or even sentences, please use the broader meaning instead.
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For questions relating to the origin of a word, its evolution over time, or the earliest known citation, the etymology tag should be used.