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a unit of language, consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, that functions as a principal carrier of meaning. Words are composed of one or more morphemes and are either the smallest units susceptible of independent use or consist of two or three such units combined under certain linking conditions, as with the loss of primary accent that distinguishes black ? bird ? from black ? bird ? . Words are usually separated by spaces in writing, and are distinguished phonologically, as by accent, in many languages.
speech or talk
to express one's emotion in words; Words mean little when action is called for.
the text or lyrics of a song as distinguished from the music.
contentious or angry speech; a quarrel
We had words and she walked out on me.
a short talk or conversation
Marston, I'd like a word with you.
an expression or utterance
a word of warning.
warrant, assurance, or promise
I give you my word I'll be there.
news; tidings; information
We received word of his death.
a verbal signal, as a password, watchword, or countersign.
an authoritative utterance, or command
His word was law.
Also called machine word. Computers . a string of bits, characters, or bytes treated as a single entity by a computer, particularly for numeric purposes.
( initial capital letter ) Also called the Word, the Word of God.
the Scriptures; the Bible.
the Logos.
the message of the gospel of Christ.
a proverb or motto.

Verb (used with object)

to express in words; select words to express; phrase
to word a contract with great care.


at a word
in immediate response to an order or request; in an instant
At a word they came to take the situation in hand.
be as good as one's word
to hold to one's promises.
eat one's words, to retract one's statement
esp. with humility
They predicted his failure, but he made them eat their words.
have a word
to talk briefly
Tell your aunt that I would like to have a word with her.
have no words for
to be unable to describe
She had no words for the sights she had witnessed.
in a word
in summary; in short
In a word, there was no comparison. Also, in one word.
in so many words
in unequivocal terms; explicitly
She told them in so many words to get out.
keep one's word
to fulfill one's promise
I said I'd meet the deadline, and I kept my word.
man of his word or woman of her word
a person who can be trusted to keep a promise; a reliable person.
my word! or upon my word! (used as an exclamation of surprise or astonishment.)
of few words
laconic; taciturn
a woman of few words but of profound thoughts.
of many words
talkative; loquacious; wordy
a person of many words but of little wit.
put in a good word for
to speak favorably of; commend
He put in a good word for her with the boss. Also, put in a word for.
take one at one's word
to take a statement to be literal and true.
take the words out of one's mouth
to say exactly what another person was about to say.
weigh one's words
to choose one's words carefully in speaking or writing
It was an important message, and he was weighing his words.


silence , question , breach , break


chat , chitchat * , colloquy , confab , confabulation , consultation , conversation , discussion , talk , tte--tte , account , adage , advice , announcement , bulletin , byword , comment , communication , communiqu , declaration , directive , discourse , dispatch , expression , gossip , hearsay , information , intelligence , intimation , introduction , message , news , notice , pronouncement , proverb , remark , report , rumble , rumor , saw , saying , scuttlebutt , speech , tidings , utterance , concept , designation , idiom , lexeme , locution , morpheme , name , phrase , sound , term , usage , vocable , behest , bidding , charge , commandment , decree , dictate , edict , go-ahead * , green light * , injunction , mandate , order , signal , ukase , will , affirmation , assertion , assurance , commitment , engagement , guarantee , oath , parole , pledge , plight , solemn oath , solemn word , vow , warrant , word of honor , countersign , slogan , watchword , statement , covenant , guaranty , direction , instruction , tiding , gossipry , talebearing , tattle , tittle-tattle , altercation , bicker , clash , contention , controversy , debate , difficulty , disagreement , dispute , fight , polemic , quarrel , run-in , spat , squabble , tiff , wrangle , adjunct , argument , assent , audience , avowal , command , couch , derivative , dialogue , dirt , etymon , explain , express , honor , letter , lowdown , maxim , mot juste , motto , parol , password , poop , promise , repute , root , ruling , semanteme , sobriquet , state , summons , ultimatum , voice
couch , express , formulate , put

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  • a paronymous word.
  • a polysyllabic word.
  • a word used in swearing or cursing; a profane or obscene word., noun, bad language , bad word , curse , cursing , cussing , cuss word , dirty word
  • a word of two syllables.
  • a word of four syllables.
  • a word of four syllables.
  • a word of four letters.
  • in exactly the same words; word for word, corresponding word for word to the original
  • a word of three syllables, as pendulum.
  • a word of three syllables, as pendulum.

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