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noun , plural of 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
  • people who believe that the Bible is the literal word of God
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3 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
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4 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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5 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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6 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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