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word in WordNet English dictionary

  1. put into words or an expression
    "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
    give voice  formulate  word  phrase  articulate 
  1. a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
    "he forgot the password"
    password  watchword  word  parole  countersign 
  2. an exchange of views on some topic
    "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
    discussion  give-and-take  word 
  3. information about recent and important events
    "they awaited news of the outcome"
    news  intelligence  tidings  word 
  4. a promise
    "he gave his word"
    parole  word  word of honor 
  5. 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"
  6. a brief statement
    "he didn't say a word about it"
  7. a verbal command for action
    "when I give the word, charge!"
  8. a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory
    "large computers use words up to 64 bits long"
WordNet Lexical Database v3.0, © 2006 Princeton University

word in Webster's English dictionary

  1. A brief remark or observation; an expression; a phrase, clause, or short sentence.
  2. Account; tidings; message; communication; information; -- used only in the singular.
  3. Hence, the written or printed character, or combination of characters, expressing such a term; as, the words on a page.
  4. Language considered as implying the faith or authority of the person who utters it; statement; affirmation; declaration; promise.
  5. Signal; order; command; direction.
  6. Talk; discourse; speech; language.
  7. 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.
  8. Verbal contention; dispute.
intransitive verb
  1. To use words, as in discussion; to argue; to dispute.
transitive verb
  1. To express in words; to phrase.
  2. To flatter with words; to cajole.
  3. To ply with words; also, to cause to be by the use of a word or words.
Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, Public Domain

word in English Wiktionary

  1. (noun) (linguistics) A distinct unit of language (sounds in speech or written letters) with a particular meaning, composed of one or more morphemes, and also of one or more phonemes that determine its sound pattern.
  2. (noun) A distinct unit of language which is approved by some authority.
  3. (noun) Something promised.
  4. (noun) news/News; tidings.
  5. (noun) A discussion.
  6. (noun) (rfv-sense) (music) Spoken-word poetry accompanied by one or two musical instruments and performed as a unit.
  7. (noun) (telegraphy) A unit of text equivalent to five characters and one space.
  8. (noun) (computing) A numerical value with a bit width native to the machine.
  9. (noun) (group theory) The written product of group elements and their inverses.
  10. (noun) (computer science) A finite string which is not a command or operator.
  11. (noun) (theology/sometimes ‘Word’) God.
  12. (noun) (theology/sometimes ‘Word’) The bible/Bible.
  13. (verb) (transitive) To say or write (something) using particular words.
  14. (noun) (alternative spelling of/word of mouth)
  15. (adjective) Describes a person who suffers from word blindness or alexia
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