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password

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noun pass·word \ˈpas-ˌwərd\

Simple Definition of password

  • : a secret word or phrase that a person must know before being given permission to enter a place

  • : a secret series of numbers or letters that allows you to use a computer system

Full Definition of password

  1. 1 :  something that enables one to pass or gain admission: as a :  a spoken word or phrase required to pass by a guard b :  a sequence of characters required for access to a computer system

  2. 2 :  watchword

Examples of password

  1. You need to enter your password to check your e-mail.

  2. <the password for the all-night rave will be changed next week>



1799

First Known Use of password

1799


PASSWORD Defined for Kids

password

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noun pass·word \ˈpas-ˌwərd\

Definition of password

  1. :  a secret word, phrase, or group of numbers that a person must know to be allowed to enter a place or use a computer system





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