password

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noun pass·word \ˈpas-ˌwərd\

Definition of password

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

  2. 2 :  watchword

Examples of password in a Sentence

  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 English Language Learners

password

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noun pass·word \ˈpas-ˌwərd\

Definition of password for English Language Learners

  • : 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


PASSWORD Defined for Kids

password

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noun pass·word \ˈpas-ˌwərd\

Definition of password for Students

  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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