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script

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
3 :a plan of action

Origin and Etymology of script

Middle English, from Latin scriptum thing written, from neuter of scriptus, past participle of scribere to write — more at scribe

Other Performing Arts Terms


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script

verb

Definition of script

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

Examples of script in a Sentence

  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


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script

noun

Definition of script

First Known Use of script

1951


SCRIPT Defined for English Language Learners

script

verb

Definition of script for English Language Learners

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

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


SCRIPT Defined for Kids

script

noun \ ˈskript \

Definition of script for Students

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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