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Word meaning

word - 18 dictionary results

  1. 1. a unit of language that native speakers can identify; " words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; " he hardly said ten words all morning"
  2. 2. the sacred writings of the Christian religions; " he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
  3. 3. a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory; " large computers use words up to 64 bits long"
  4. 4. The spoken sign of a conception or an idea; an articulate or vocal sound, or a combination of articulate and vocal sounds, uttered by the human voice, and by custom expressing an idea or ideas; a single component part of human speech or language; a constituent part of a sentence; a term; a vocable.
  5. 5. Hence, the written or printed character, or combination of characters, expressing such a term; as, the words on a page.
  6. 6. Talk; discourse; speech; language.
  7. 7. Signal; order; command; direction.
  8. 8. Language considered as implying the faith or authority of the person who utters it; statement; affirmation; declaration; promise.
  9. 9. Verbal contention; dispute.
  10. 10. A brief remark or observation; an expression; a phrase, clause, or short sentence.
  11. 11. To use words, as in discussion; to argue; to dispute.
  12. 12. To express in words; to phrase.
  13. 13. To ply with words; also, to cause to be by the use of a word or words.
  14. 14. To flatter with words; to cajole.
  15. 15. Account; tidings; message; communication; information; - used only in the singular.
  16. 16. Definition
  17. 17. Spoken or written sign expressing a thought, or indicating relation of thoughts; talk; tidings; message; promise; declaration; signal.
  18. 18. The Word, the Scriptures; Christ.

word - examples of usage

  1. I've never said a word of love to her in my life. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. How will you word it?" - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. That was Mr. Ridgett's very own word." - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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