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language

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of language

  1. 1 the stock of words, pronunciation, and grammar used by a people as their basic means of communication Great Britain, the United States, Australia, and other countries where English is the dominant language Synonyms of language lingo, mother tongue, speech, tongue, vocabulary Words Related to language acrolect; argot, cant, colloquial, dialect, idiolect, idiom, jargon, parlance, patois, patter, pidgin, slang, slanguage, vernacular; colloquialism, localism, provincialism, regionalism, shibboleth, vernacularism; terminology; coinage, modernism, neologism

  2. 2 the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field “love” means “nothing” in the language of tennis Synonyms of language argot, cant, dialect, jargon, jive, terminology, lingo, patois, patter, shop, shoptalk, slang, vocabularyWords Related to language colloquial, colloquialism, idiom, localism, parlance, pidgin, provincialism, regionalism, speech, vernacular, vernacularism; slanguage; bureaucratese, computerese, cyberspeak, educationese, governmentese, journalese, technobabble

  3. 3 the way in which something is put into words we're finding the language of the legal documents to be tough going Synonyms of language diction, wording, phraseology, phrasing, verbiageWords Related to language expression, formulation, locution; enunciation, phrase, speech, style, utterance, voice



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