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word

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1 a pronounceable series of letters having a distinct meaning especially in a particular field
  • My doctor used all of these medical words that I didn't understand.
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2 something that is said
  • I agreed with every word she said.
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3 a report of recent events or facts not previously known
  • What's the latest word on the stock market?
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4 a person's solemn declaration that he or she will do or not do something
  • I give you my word that I won't forget.
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5 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned
  • The troops waited for their commanding officer to give the word.
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6 information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy
  • Don't tell anyone I told you about the layoffs, but that's the word right now.
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7 a word or phrase that must be spoken by a person in order to pass a guard
  • "What's the word?" demanded the sentry.
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8 an often stated observation regarding something from common experience
  • Are there truer words than "never look a gift horse in the mouth"?
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to convey in appropriate or telling terms
  • tried to word the declaration exactly right
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