Synonyms for words

Synonyms for (noun) words

Synonyms: words

Definition: language that is spoken or written

Usage: he has a gift for words; she put her thoughts into words

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: speech, actor's line, words

Definition: words making up the dialogue of a play

Usage: the actor forgot his speech

Similar words: line

Definition: text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

Usage: the letter consisted of three short lines; there are six lines in every stanza


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: words

Definition: the words that are spoken

Usage: I listened to his words very closely

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: dustup, words, wrangle, quarrel, row, run-in

Definition: an angry dispute

Usage: they had a quarrel; they had words

Similar words: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important

Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats