Definitions for Word

Definitions for (noun) Word

Main entry: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning

Main entry: Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Christian Bible, Book, Scripture, Bible, Word, Word of God

Definition: the sacred writings of the Christian religions

Usage: he went to carry the Word to the heathen

Main entry: tidings, news, word, intelligence

Definition: information about recent and important events

Usage: they awaited news of the outcome

Main entry: parole, password, countersign, word, watchword

Definition: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group

Usage: he forgot the password

Main entry: word

Definition: a brief statement

Usage: he didn't say a word about it

Main entry: discussion, word, give-and-take

Definition: an exchange of views on some topic

Usage: we had a good discussion; we had a word or two about it

Main entry: word

Definition: a verbal command for action

Usage: when I give the word, charge!

Main entry: parole, word, word of honor

Definition: a promise

Usage: he gave his word

Main entry: Logos, Son, Word

Definition: the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)

Main entry: word

Definition: a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory

Usage: large computers use words up to 64 bits long

Definitions for (verb) Word

Main entry: phrase, word, give voice, articulate, formulate

Definition: put into words or an expression

Usage: He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

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