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page

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noun \ˈpāj\

Definition of page

  1. 1a (1) :  a youth being trained for the medieval rank of knight and in the personal service of a knight (2) :  a youth attendant on a person of rank especially in the medieval periodb :  a boy serving as an honorary attendant at a formal function (such as a wedding)

  2. 2 :  one employed to deliver messages, assist patrons, serve as a guide, or attend to similar duties

  3. 3 :  an act or instance of paging a page came over the loudspeaker got a page from the client

Origin and Etymology of page

Middle English, from Anglo-French


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page

verb

Definition of page

paged

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paging

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to wait on or serve in the capacity of a page

  3. 2 :  to summon by repeatedly calling out the name of

  4. 3 :  to send a message to via a pager

First Known Use of page

15th century


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page

noun

Definition of page

  1. 1a :  one of the leaves of a publication or manuscript; also :  a single side of one of these leavesb :  the material printed or written on a page

  2. 2a :  a written recordb :  a noteworthy event or period

  3. 3a :  a sizable subdivision of computer memory; also :  a block of information that fills a page and can be transferred as a unit between the internal and external storage of a computerb :  the block of information found at a single World Wide Web address

Origin and Etymology of page

Middle French, from Latin pagina; akin to Latin pangere to fix, fasten — more at pact


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page

verb

Definition of page

paged

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paging

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to number or mark the pages of

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to turn the pages (as of a book or magazine) especially in a steady or haphazard manner —usually used with through

First Known Use of page

1628


Page

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biographical name \ˈpāj\

Definition of Page

  1. Walter Hines 1855–1918 American journalist and diplomat


PAGE Defined for Kids

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page

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noun \ˈpāj\

Definition of page for Students

  1. 1 :  one side of a printed or written sheet of paper

  2. 2 :  a large section of computer memory

  3. 3 :  the information found at a single World Wide Web address


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page

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noun

Definition of page for Students

  1. 1 :  a person employed (as by a hotel or the United States Congress) to carry messages or run errands

  2. 2 :  a boy being trained to be a knight in the Middle Ages


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page

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verb

Definition of page for Students

paged

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paging

  1. :  to send for or contact someone by a public announcement or by using a pager



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