Noun Definition

word

1.Definition: a brief statement

"He didn't say a word about it"

Category: General

2.Definition: a promise

"He gave his word"

Related Noun(s):parole

Category: General

3.Definition: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group

"He forgot the password"

Related Noun(s):password, parole, countersign, watchword

Category: General

4.Definition: a string of bits stored in computer memory

"Large computers use words up to 64 bits long"

Category: General

5.Definition: 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"

Category: General

6.Definition: a verbal command for action

"When I give the word, charge!"

Category: General

7.Definition: an exchange of views on some topic

"We had a good discussion", "We had a word or two about it"

Related Noun(s):discussion

Category: General

8.Definition: information about recent and important events

Related Noun(s):news, intelligence

Category: General

9.Definition: the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)

Related Noun(s):logos, son

Category: People

10.Definition: the sacred writings of the Christian religions

"He went to carry the Word to the heathen"

Related Noun(s):bible, scripture, book

Category: General