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word

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of word

  1. 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 Synonyms of word expression, term Words Related to word linguistic form, monosyllable, morpheme, speech form; polysyllable; collocation, idiom, locution, phrase; archaism, coinage, colloquialism, euphemism, loanword, modernism, neologism, vernacularism

  2. 2 something that is said people who believe that the Bible is the literal word of God Synonyms of word statement, utterance Words Related to word communication, message; announcement, declamation, declaration, manifesto, proclamation, pronouncement; verbalization, vocalization

  3. 3 a report of recent events or facts not previously known what's the latest word on the airplane crash? Synonyms of word advice(s), 411 [slang], gen [chiefly British], info, information, intelligence, item, story, tidings, uncos [chiefly Scottish], newsWords Related to word announcement, bulletin, communication, correspondence, dispatch, message, reportage; dope, lowdown, scoop, tidbit (also titbit), tip; gossip, rumor, tale, tattle; feedback; disinformation, propaganda

  4. 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 try to escape Synonyms of word oath, pledge, troth, vow, promiseWords Related to word appointment, arrangement, commitment, engagement, obligation; agreement, compact, contract, covenant; assurance, guarantee, guaranty, undertaking; bail, bond, deposit, gage, pawn, security, token, warranty

  5. 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 Synonyms of word behest, charge, commandment, decree, dictate, direction, directive, do, edict, imperative, injunction, instruction, order, commandWords Related to word demand, requirement; mandate; countermand, counterorder; law, precept, prescript, prescription, rule; ordinance, regulation, statuteNear Antonyms of word appeal, entreaty, petition, plea, urging; proposal, recommendation, suggestion

  6. 6 information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy don't tell anyone I told you about the shake-up, but that's the word right now Synonyms of word buzz, dish, gossip, hearsay, noise, report, scuttlebutt, talk, tattle, rumorWords Related to word tale, whisper, whispering; hint, intimation, rumbling; disinformation, propaganda; urban legend (also urban myth); dirt, scandal

  7. 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 Synonyms of word countersign, watchword, passwordWords Related to word shibboleth, sign; signal; hint, indication; parole

  8. 8 an often stated observation regarding something from common experience are there truer words than “never look a gift horse in the mouth”? Synonyms of word adage, aphorism, apothegm, byword, epigram, maxim, proverb, saw, sententia, sayingWords Related to word bromide, cliché (also cliche), commonplace, platitude, wheeze; expression, felicity; axiom, motto, precept, truism, truth; formula; comment, note, reflection, remark


word

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of word

  1. to convey in appropriate or telling terms tried to word the declaration exactly right Synonyms of word articulate, clothe, couch, express, formulate, put, say, state, phraseWords Related to word craft, frame; hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest; paraphrase, rephrase, restate, reword, summarize, translate; communicate, disclose, speak, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize; describe, render, write up



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