Synonyms for language

Synonyms for (noun) language

Synonyms: speech, language

Definition: the mental faculty or power of vocal communication

Usage: language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals

Similar words: faculty, mental faculty, module

Definition: one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind


Synonyms: linguistic process, language

Definition: the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication

Usage: he didn't have the language to express his feelings

Similar words: higher cognitive process

Definition: cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use


Synonyms: language, linguistic communication

Definition: a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

Usage: he taught foreign languages; the language introduced is standard throughout the text; the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written

Similar words: communication

Definition: something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups


Synonyms: terminology, nomenclature, language

Definition: a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline

Usage: legal terminology; biological nomenclature; the language of sociology

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: lyric, language, words

Definition: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number

Usage: his compositions always started with the lyrics; he wrote both words and music; the song uses colloquial language

Similar words: text, textual matter

Definition: the words of something written

Usage: there were more than a thousand words of text; they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech; he wants to reconstruct the original text


Synonyms: voice communication, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language

Definition: (language) communication by word of mouth

Usage: his speech was garbled; he uttered harsh language; he recorded the spoken language of the streets

Similar words: auditory communication

Definition: communication that relies on hearing