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page

noun \ ˈpāj \

Definition of page

1 a (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 period
b : a boy serving as an honorary attendant at a formal function (such as a wedding)
2 : one employed to deliver messages, assist patrons, serve as a guide, or attend to similar duties
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; paging
transitive verb
1 : to wait on or serve in the capacity of a page
2 : to summon by repeatedly calling out the name of
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 a : one of the leaves of a publication or manuscript; also : a single side of one of these leaves
b : the material printed or written on a page
2 a : a written record
b : a noteworthy event or period
3 a : 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 computer
b : 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; paging
transitive verb
: to number or mark the pages of
intransitive verb
: 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

biographical name \ ˈpāj \

Definition of Page

Walter Hines 1855–1918 American journalist and diplomat

PAGE Defined for Kids

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page

noun \ ˈpāj \

Definition of page for Students

1 : one side of a printed or written sheet of paper
2 : a large section of computer memory
3 : the information found at a single World Wide Web address

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page

noun

Definition of page for Students

1 : a person employed (as by a hotel or the United States Congress) to carry messages or run errands
2 : a boy being trained to be a knight in the Middle Ages

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page

verb

Definition of page for Students

paged; paging
: to send for or contact someone by a public announcement or by using a pager


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