Definitions of word

  1.   put into words or an expression He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees
  2.   the sacred writings of the Christian religion he went to carry the Word to the heathen
  3.   a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group he forgot the password
  4.   an exchange of views on some topic we had a good discussion we had a word or two about it
  5.   new information about specific and timely events they awaited news of the outcome
  6.   the divine word of God the second person in the Trinity incarnate in Jesus
  7.   a promise he gave his word
  8.   a brief statement he didn't say a word about it
  9.   a verbal command for action when I give the word charge
  10.   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
  11.   the sacred writings of the Christian religions he went to carry the Word to the heathen
  12.   a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory large computers use words up to 64 bits long
  13.   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
  14.   Hence the written or printed character or combination of characters expressing such a term as the words on a page
  15.   Talk discourse speech language
  16.   Signal order command direction
  17.   Language considered as implying the faith or authority of the person who utters it statement affirmation declaration promise
  18.   Verbal contention dispute
  19.   A brief remark or observation an expression a phrase clause or short sentence
  20.   To use words as in discussion to argue to dispute
  21.   To express in words to phrase
  22.   To ply with words also to cause to be by the use of a word or words
  23.   To flatter with words to cajole
  24.   Account tidings message communication information used only in the singular
  25.   A group of letters representing one or more sounds and expressing an ides that which is said or spoken especially a brief expression a statement tidings information a message or communication as he received word today a password a command
  26.   To put into words to group words so as to express an idea rightly Word the second person of the Trinity the Holy Bible
  27.   An oral or written sign expressing an idea or notion talk discourse signal or sign message promise declaration pl verbal contention
  28.   To express in words
  29.   Definition
  30.   Spoken or written sign expressing a thought or indicating relation of thoughts talk tidings message promise declaration signal
  31.   The Word the Scriptures Christ
  32.   A vocal sound or combination of sounds used as a symbol to signify a thought
  33.   A brief remark conversation talk
  34.   A message command promise
  35.   1 The Scriptures 2 Christ
  36.   An articulate or vocal sound or a combination of articulate and vocal sounds uttered by the human voice and accepted as expressing an idea or ideas a single component part of speech a term the letter or combination of letters which represent such a sound a short discourse talk discourse verbal contention language living speech oral expression promise signal order command account tidings message declaration purpose expressed divine revelation or any part of it the revealed will of God a motto a short sentence a proverb
  37.   To express in words The Word the Scriptures the second person of the Trinity A good word commendation In word in declaration only
  38.   A single part of speech an articulate sound or combination of sounds expressing an idea a term talk discourse promise an order signal tidings a message a dispute a declaration a motto a proverb

Quotes of word

  1. 'Realistic' is a loaded word for me Anyone who uses the word 'realistic' is all bad – David R. Brower
  2. I don't know of many evangelicals who want to deny gay couples their legal rights However most of us don't want to call it marriage because we think that word has religious connotations and we're not ready to see it used in ways that offend us – Tony Campolo
  3. The highest political buzz word is not liberty equality fraternity or solidarity it is service – Arthur Hugh Clough
  4. Every man of courage is a man of his word – Pierre Corneille
  5. For Closer we've had five weeks You go into every single word because it's very very concentrated dialogue – Anna Friel
  6. SO when I got word from three different sets of people who all said Manson had cancer I knew I couldn't get straight info from his staff and had no choice but to go over the fence for it – Lynette Fromme
  7. If you go into a bar in most places in America and even say the word poetry you'll probably get beaten up But poetry is a really strong beautiful form to me and a lot of innovation in language comes from poetry – Jim Jarmusch
  8. When written in Chinese the word "crisis" is composed of two characters One represents danger and the other represents opportunity – John F. Kennedy
  9. I keep saying the word "weird" over and over again but it's the only way I can describe it – Chuck Klosterman
  10. The word diva to me means doing something supernatural with something natural – Patti LuPone
  11. Ideals jump across the hierarchies of the printed word – Dennis Potter
  12. Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word – Willard Van Orman Quine
  13. Even today when people tell me I'm beautiful I do not believe a word of it – Uma Thurman
  14. The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children – Ivan Turgenev
  15. I'm reluctant to use the word class so much – Timothy West

Usage examples for word

  1. “ No I'll take your word for it – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  2. And I thought that your first word would be to call me – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  3. “ No word at all – Prologue to an Analogue by Leigh Richmond
  4. And she don't say a word – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  5. “ Esther was as good as her word – Esther by Henry Adams
  6. He has the word – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  7. “ I give you the word and you want me to give you another – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  8. You know that word Collingwood ” – The Locusts' Years by Mary Helen Fee
  9. Yes I do 'pon my word replied Bob – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  10. But dat's w'at de word mean all right – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  11. Not a word about himself – Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw
  12. “ I promise you but not a word to monseigneur – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  13. “ I'll take word to Father Bourassa ” – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  14. “ I have his word for it – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  15. How did you get word to them all – The Settling of the Sage by Hal G. Evarts
  16. He took her at her word and moved away – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  17. “ I give you my word I'm not replied Ralston – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  18. Dear father say the word – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  19. And the one word Tver had done it all – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  20. Only just the word – Sweethearts at Home by S. R. Crockett

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