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script

play
noun \ˈskript\

Definition of script

  1. 1a :  something written :  textb :  an original or principal instrument or documentc (1) :  manuscript 1 (2) :  the written text of a stage play, screenplay, or broadcast; specifically :  the one used in production or performance

  2. 2a :  a style of printed letters that resembles handwritingb :  written characters :  handwritingc :  alphabet

  3. 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

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script

transitive verb

Simple Definition of script

  • : 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. 1 :  to prepare a script for or from

  2. 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.



1935

First Known Use of script

1935


3

script

noun

Definition of script

  1. :  prescription 4a



1951

First Known Use of script

1951


SCRIPT Defined for Kids

script

play
noun \ˈskript\

Definition of script

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

  2. 2 :  handwriting




Medical Dictionary

script

play
noun \ˈskript\

Medical Definition of script





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