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 words words

noun

  • () the words that are spoken  ( words )
    the words that are spoken
     I listened to his words very closely
    I listened to his words very closely
  • () the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number  ( language, words, lyric )
    the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
     his compositions always started with the lyrics
    his compositions always started with the lyrics
     he wrote both words and music
    he wrote both words and music
     the song uses colloquial language
    the song uses colloquial language
  • () language that is spoken or written  ( words )
    language that is spoken or written
     he has a gift for words
    he has a gift for words
     she put her thoughts into words
    she put her thoughts into words
  • words making up the dialogue of a play  ( actor's line, speech, words )
    words making up the dialogue of a play
     the actor forgot his speech
    the actor forgot his speech
  • an angry dispute  ( dustup, run-in, words, quarrel, wrangle, row )
    an angry dispute
     they had a quarrel
    they had a quarrel
     they had words
    they had words


  •  Word Word

    noun

  • () a unit of language that native speakers can identify  ( word )
    a unit of language that native speakers can identify
     words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    words are the blocks from which sentences are made
     he hardly said ten words all morning
    he hardly said ten words all morning
  • () a brief statement  ( word )
    a brief statement
     he didn't say a word about it
    he didn't say a word about it
  • () information about recent and important events  ( intelligence, tidings, word, news )
    information about recent and important events
     they awaited news of the outcome
    they awaited news of the outcome
  • () an exchange of views on some topic  ( give-and-take, word, discussion )
    an exchange of views on some topic
     we had a good discussion
    we had a good discussion
     we had a word or two about it
    we had a word or two about it
  • () a verbal command for action  ( word )
    a verbal command for action
     when I give the word, charge!
    when I give the word, charge!
  • () a promise  ( parole, word of honor, word )
    a promise
     he gave his word
    he gave his word
  • the sacred writings of the Christian religions  ( Book, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Writ, Word, Holy Scripture, Word of God, Scripture, Bible )
    the sacred writings of the Christian religions
     he went to carry the Word to the heathen
    he went to carry the Word to the heathen
  • a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group  ( countersign, parole, password, watchword, word )
    a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
     he forgot the password
    he forgot the password
  • the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)  ( Logos, Word, Son )
    the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
  • a string of bits stored in computer memory  ( word )
    a string of bits stored in computer memory
     large computers use words up to 64 bits long
    large computers use words up to 64 bits long
  • verb

  • () put into words or an expression  ( give voice, articulate, word, phrase, formulate )
    put into words or an expression
     He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees
    He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees