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1script

noun \ˈskript\

Definition of SCRIPT

1
a :  something written :  text
b :  an original or principal instrument or document
c (1) :  manuscript 1
(2) :  the written text of a stage play, screenplay, or broadcast; specifically :  the one used in production or performance
2
a :  a style of printed letters that resembles handwriting
b :  written characters :  handwriting
c :  alphabet
3
:  a plan of action

Origin of SCRIPT

Middle English, from Latin scriptum thing written, from neuter of scriptus, past participle of scribere to write — more at scribe
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

Rhymes with SCRIPT

2script

transitive verb

: to write the script for (a play, movie, television show, etc.)

: to plan how (something) will happen, be done, etc.

Full Definition of SCRIPT

1
:  to prepare a script for or from
2
:  to provide carefully considered details for (as a plan of action) <an event carefully scripted to attract attention>

Examples of SCRIPT

  1. I scripted three episodes of the show.
  2. The discussion couldn't have gone better if we had scripted it.
  3. The trip didn't go as scripted.

First Known Use of SCRIPT

1935

3script

noun

Definition of SCRIPT

:  prescription 4a

First Known Use of SCRIPT

1951
SCRIPT Defined for Kids

script

noun \ˈskript\

Definition of SCRIPT for Kids

1
:  the written form of a play or movie or the lines to be said by a performer
Medical Dictionary

script

noun \ˈskript\

Medical Definition of SCRIPT

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