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Execrative vs. Word

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Execrativenoun

A word used for cursing; an oath.

Wordnoun

The smallest unit of language that has a particular meaning and can be expressed by itself; the smallest contrast morpheme.}}

Execrativeadjective

Cursing; imprecatory; vilifying.

Wordnoun

The smallest discrete unit of spoken language with a particular meaning, composed of one or more phonemes and one or more morphemes

Execrativeadjective

Cursing; imprecatory; vilifying.

Wordnoun

The smallest discrete unit of written language with a particular meaning, composed of one or more letters or symbols and one or more morphemes

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Execrativenoun

A word used for cursing; an imprecatory word or expression.

Wordnoun

A discrete, meaningful unit of language approved by an authority or native speaker (compare non-word).

Wordnoun

Something like such a unit of language:

Wordnoun

A sequence of letters, characters, or sounds, considered as a discrete entity, though it does not necessarily belong to a language or have a meaning

Wordnoun

(telegraphy) A unit of text equivalent to five characters and one space.

Wordnoun

(computing) A fixed-size group of bits handled as a unit by a machine (on many 16-bit machines, 16 bits or two bytes).

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Wordnoun

(computer science) A finite string that is not a command or operator.

Wordnoun

(group theory) A group element, expressed as a product of group elements.

Wordnoun

The fact or act of speaking, as opposed to taking action.

Wordnoun

Something that someone said; a comment, utterance; speech.

Wordnoun

A watchword or rallying cry, a verbal signal (even when consisting of multiple words).

‘mum's the word’;

Wordnoun

(obsolete) A proverb or motto.

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Wordnoun

News]]; tidings used without an article.

‘Have you had any word from John yet?’;

Wordnoun

An order; a request or instruction; an expression of will.

‘He sent word that we should strike camp before winter.’; ‘Don't fire till I give the word’; ‘Their mother's word was law.’;

Wordnoun

A promise; an oath or guarantee.

‘I give you my word that I will be there on time.’;

Wordnoun

A brief discussion or conversation.

‘Can I have a word with you?’;

Wordnoun

(in the plural) See words.

‘There had been words between him and the secretary about the outcome of the meeting.’;

Wordnoun

Communication from God; the message of the Christian gospel; the Bible, Scripture.

‘Her parents had lived in Botswana, spreading the word among the tribespeople.’;

Wordnoun

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Wordverb

(transitive) To say or write (something) using particular words; to phrase (something).

‘I’m not sure how to word this letter to the council.’;

Wordverb

To flatter with words, to cajole.

Wordverb

(transitive) To ply or overpower with words.

Wordverb

To conjure with a word.

Wordverb

To speak, to use words; to converse, to discourse.

Wordverb

to become.

Wordinterjection

Truth, indeed, that is the truth! The shortened form of the statement "My word is my bond."

‘"Yo, that movie was epic!" / "Word?" ("You speak the truth?") / "Word." ("I speak the truth.")’;

Wordinterjection

An abbreviated form of word up; a statement of the acknowledgment of fact with a hint of nonchalant approval.

Wordnoun

The spoken sign of a conception or an idea; an articulate or vocal sound, or a combination of articulate and vocal sounds, uttered by the human voice, and by custom expressing an idea or ideas; a single component part of human speech or language; a constituent part of a sentence; a term; a vocable.

‘You cram these words into mine ears, againstThe stomach of my sense.’; ‘Amongst men who confound their ideas with words, there must be endless disputes.’;

Wordnoun

Hence, the written or printed character, or combination of characters, expressing such a term; as, the words on a page.

Wordnoun

Talk; discourse; speech; language.

‘Why should calamity be full of words?’; ‘Be thy words severe;Sharp as he merits, but the sword forbear.’;

Wordnoun

Account; tidings; message; communication; information; - used only in the singular.

‘I pray you . . . bring me word thitherHow the world goes.’;

Wordnoun

Signal; order; command; direction.

‘Give the word through.’;

Wordnoun

Language considered as implying the faith or authority of the person who utters it; statement; affirmation; declaration; promise.

‘Obey thy parents; keep thy word justly.’; ‘I know you brave, and take you at your word.’; ‘I desire not the reader should take my word.’;

Wordnoun

Verbal contention; dispute.

‘Some words there grew 'twixt Somerset and me.’;

Wordnoun

A brief remark or observation; an expression; a phrase, clause, or short sentence.

‘All the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.’; ‘She said; but at the happy word "he lives,"My father stooped, re-fathered, o'er my wound.’; ‘There is only one other point on which I offer a word of remark.’;

Wordverb

To use words, as in discussion; to argue; to dispute.

Wordverb

To express in words; to phrase.

‘The apology for the king is the same, but worded with greater deference to that great prince.’;

Wordverb

To ply with words; also, to cause to be by the use of a word or words.

Wordverb

To flatter with words; to cajole.

Wordnoun

a unit of language that native speakers can identify;

‘words are the blocks from which sentences are made’; ‘he hardly said ten words all morning’;

Wordnoun

a brief statement;

‘he didn't say a word about it’;

Wordnoun

new information about specific and timely events;

‘they awaited news of the outcome’;

Wordnoun

the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)

Wordnoun

a promise;

‘he gave his word’;

Wordnoun

a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group;

‘he forgot the password’;

Wordnoun

an exchange of views on some topic;

‘we had a good discussion’; ‘we had a word or two about it’;

Wordnoun

the sacred writings of the Christian religions;

‘he went to carry the Word to the heathen’;

Wordnoun

a verbal command for action;

‘when I give the word, charge!’;

Wordnoun

a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory;

‘large computers use words up to 64 bits long’;

Wordverb

put into words or an expression;

‘He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees’;

Word

In linguistics, a word of a spoken language can be defined as the smallest sequence of phonemes that can be uttered in isolation with objective or practical meaning. In many languages, words also correspond to sequences of graphemes () in their standard writing systems that are delimited by spaces wider than the normal inter-letter space, or by other graphical conventions.

‘letters’;

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