Typographic conventions; Preface; 1. A contextual approach to lexical semantics; 2. The syntagmatic delimitation of lexical units; 3. The paradigmatic and syntactic delimitation of lexical units; 4. Introducing lexical relations; 5. Lexical configuration; 6. Taxonomies; 7. Meronomies; 8. Non-branching hierarchies; 9. Opposites I: complementaries and antonyms; 10. Opposites II: directional oppositions; 11. Opposites III: general questions; 12. Synonymy; References; Subject index; Author index.