Definition of word

Definition of word
  1. word Noun The fact or action of speaking, as opposed to writing or to action.
  2. word Noun Something which has been said; a comment, utterance; speech.
  3. word Noun A distinct unit of language (sounds in speech or written letters) with a particular meaning, composed of one or more morphemes, and also of one or more phonemes that determine its sound pattern.
  4. word Noun A distinct unit of language which is approved by some authority.
  5. word Noun News; tidings.
  6. word Noun An order; a request or instruction.
  7. word Noun A promise; an oath or guarantee.
  8. word Noun Christ.
  9. word Noun Communication from god; the message of the Christian gospel; the Bible.
  10. word Noun A brief discussion or conversation.
  11. word Noun Angry debate or conversation; argument.
  12. word Noun Any sequence of letters or characters considered as a discrete entity.
  13. word Noun A unit of text equivalent to five characters and one space.
  14. word Noun A fixed-size group of bits handled as a unit by a machine. On many 16-bit machines a word is 16 bits or two bytes.
  15. word Noun A finite string which is not a command or operator.
  16. word Noun A group element, expressed as a product of group elements.
  17. word Verb To say or write (something) using particular words.
  18. word Interjection truth, to tell or speak the truth; the shortened form of the statement, "My word is my bond," an expression eventually shortened to "Word is bond," before it finally got cut to just "Word," which is its most commonly used form.
  19. word Interjection An abbreviated form of ; a statement of the acknowledgment of fact with a hint of nonchalant approval.
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