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  Definition of Word
  1. 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"
  2. the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
  3. new information about specific and timely events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
  4. a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"
  5. a brief statement; "he didn''t say a word about it"
  6. an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
  7. a verbal command for action; "when I give the word, charge!"
  8. a promise; "he gave his word"
  9. the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
  10. a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory; "large computers use words up to 64 bits long"
  11. put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
Similar Words: word, Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, news, intelligence, tidings, password, watchword, parole, countersign, discussion, give-and-take, word of honor, Son, Logos, give voice, formulate, phrase, articulate


Hyponyms: anagram, anaphor, antonym, opposite word, opposite, back-formation, charade, cognate, cognate word, content word, open-class word, contraction, deictic, deictic word, derivative, diminutive, dirty word, disyllable, dissyllable, form, word form, signifier, descriptor, four-letter word, four-letter Anglo-Saxon word, function word, closed-class word, head, head word, headword, heteronym, holonym, whole name, homonym, hypernym, superordinate, superordinate word, hyponym, subordinate, subordinate word, key word, loanblend, loan-blend, hybrid, loanword, loan, meronym, part name, metonym, monosyllable, monosyllabic word, neologism, neology, coinage, nonce word, hapax legomenon, oxytone, palindrome, primitive, paroxytone, partitive, polysemant, polysemantic word, polysemous word, polysyllable, polysyllabic word, proparoxytone, quantifier, logical quantifier, reduplication, substantive, synonym, equivalent word, term, terminology, nomenclature, language, trisyllable, troponym, manner name, vocable, spoken word, classifier, written word, syncategorem, syncategoreme, family Bible, Vulgate, Douay Bible, Douay Version, Douay-Rheims Bible, Douay-Rheims Version, Rheims-Douay Bible, Rheims-Douay Version, Authorized Version, King James Version, King James Bible, Revised Version, New English Bible, American Standard Version, American Revised Version, Revised Standard Version, good word, update, argument, argumentation, debate, deliberation, conference, group discussion, panel discussion, postmortem, public discussion, ventilation, negotiation, dialogue, talks, Messiah, Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverer, ask, lexicalize, lexicalise, dogmatize, dogmatise, formularize, formularise, frame, redact, cast, put, couch


Part Meronyms: kilobyte, K, KB


Derivational Morphology: give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate, hash out, discuss, talk over, articulation, voice, idiom, idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase, wording, diction, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words, verbiage, formulation, expression, conceptualization, conceptualisation


Language Translations:
Afrikaans: woord   Albanian: fjalë and sharje  
Arabic: كلمة   Basque: hitz  
Breton: ger   Bulgarian: дума  
Catalan: paraula   Croatian: riječ  
Danish: ord   Dutch: erewoord and woord  
Esperanto: vorto   Estonian: sõna  
Finnish: sana   French: mot and parole  
Frisian: wurd   Georgian: სიტყვა  
German: Ehrenwort and Wort   Greek: Λόγος and λόγος and λέξη  
Hebrew: מלה   Hungarian: szó  
Icelandic: orð   Ido: vorto  
Indonesian: kata   Interlingua: parola  
Irish: focal   Italian: parola and word  
Japanese: 福音 and 言葉 and 言語 and sc=Jpan   Korean: and 말씀  
Latin: vocabulum   Latvian: vārds  
Lithuanian: žodis   Macedonian: збор  
Malayalam: വാക്ക്   Maltese: kelma  
Norwegian: ord   Persian: گفتار  
Polish: słowo and słowo boże   Portuguese: palavra and verbo  
Romanian: cuvânt   Russian: слово  
Slovak: slovo and slovo božie and čestné slovo   Slovene: beseda and častna beseda  
Spanish: palabra   Swedish: ord  
Tagalog: salita   Tamil: வார்த்தை  
Telugu: పదము and మాట and వాణి   Turkish: sözcük  
Welsh: gair   Yiddish: װאָרט  
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