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Text vs. Paragraph

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Text

A book or other written or printed work, regarded in terms of its content rather than its physical form
A text which explores pain and grief
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Paragraph

A paragraph (from the Ancient Greek παράγραφος, parágraphos, "to write beside") is a self-contained unit of discourse in writing dealing with a particular point or idea. A paragraph consists of one or more sentences.
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Text

The main body of a book or other piece of writing, as distinct from other material such as notes, appendices, and illustrations
The pictures are clear and relate well to the text
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Paragraph

A distinct division of written or printed matter that begins on a new, usually indented line, consists of one or more sentences, and typically deals with a single thought or topic or quotes one speaker's continuous words.
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Text

A written work chosen or set as a subject of study
Too much concentration on set texts can turn pupils against reading
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Paragraph

A mark ( ¶ ) used to indicate where a new paragraph should begin or to serve as a reference mark.
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Text

A text message
Just give us a call or send us a text
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Paragraph

A brief article, notice, or announcement, as in a newspaper.
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Text

Fine, large handwriting, used especially for manuscripts.
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Paragraph

To divide or arrange into paragraphs.
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Text

Send (someone) a text message
If she was going to go she would have texted us
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Paragraph

A passage in text that starts on a new line, the first line sometimes being indented, and usually marks a change of topic.
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Text

The original words of something written or printed, as opposed to a paraphrase, translation, revision, or condensation.
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Paragraph

(originally) A mark or note set in the margin to call attention to something in the text, such as a change of subject.
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Text

The words of a speech appearing in print.
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Paragraph

A brief article, notice, or announcement, as in a newspaper.
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Text

Words, as of a libretto, that are set to music in a composition.
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Paragraph

(computing) An offset of 16 bytes in Intel memory architectures.
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Text

Words treated as data by a computer.
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Paragraph

To sort text into paragraphs.
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Text

A text message.
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Paragraph

To publish a brief article, notice, or announcement, as in a newspaper.
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Text

The body of a printed work as distinct from headings and illustrative matter on a page or from front and back matter in a book.
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Paragraph

Originally, a marginal mark or note, set in the margin to call attention to something in the text, e. g., a change of subject; now, the character
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Text

One of the editions or forms of a written work
After examining all three manuscripts, he published a new text of the poem.
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Paragraph

A distinct part of a discourse or writing; any section or subdivision of a writing or chapter which relates to a particular point, whether consisting of one or many sentences. The division is sometimes noted by the mark
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Text

Something, such as a literary work or other cultural product, regarded as an object of critical analysis.
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Paragraph

A brief composition complete in one typographical section or paragraph; an item, remark, or quotation comprised in a few lines forming one paragraph; as, a column of news paragraphs; an editorial paragraph.
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Text

A passage from the Scriptures or another authoritative source chosen for the subject of a discourse or cited for support in argument.
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Paragraph

To divide into paragraphs; to mark with the character
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Text

A passage from a written work used as the starting point of a discussion.
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Paragraph

To express in the compass of a paragraph; as, to paragraph an article.
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Text

A subject; a topic.
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Paragraph

To mention in a paragraph or paragraphs
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Text

A textbook.
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Paragraph

One of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line
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Text

To send a text message to
She texted me when she arrived at the airport.
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Paragraph

Divide into paragraphs, as of text;
This story is well paragraphed
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Text

To communicate by text message
He texted that he would be late.
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Paragraph

Write about in a paragraph;
All her friends were paragraphed in last Monday's paper
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Text

To key or send text messages
She was texting in class and missed what was said.
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Paragraph

Write paragraphs; work as a paragrapher
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Text

A writing consisting of multiple glyphs, characters, symbols or sentences.
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Text

A book, tome or other set of writings.
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Text

(colloquial) A brief written message transmitted between mobile phones.
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Text

(computing) Data which can be interpreted as human-readable text.
Plain text
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Text

A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.
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Text

(by extension) Anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, etc.
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Text

(printing) A style of writing in large characters; also, a kind of type used in printing.
German text
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Text

(transitive) To send a text message to; i.e. to transmit text using the Short Message Service (SMS), or a similar service, between communications devices, particularly mobile phones.
Just text me when you get here.
I'll text the address to you as soon as I find it.
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Text

(intransitive) To send and receive text messages.
Have you been texting all afternoon?
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Text

(dated) To write in large characters, as in text hand.
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Text

A discourse or composition on which a note or commentary is written; the original words of an author, in distinction from a paraphrase, annotation, or commentary.
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Text

The four Gospels, by way of distinction or eminence.
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Text

A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.
How oft, when Paul has served us with a text,Has Epictetus, Plato, Tully, preached!
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Text

Hence, anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, or the like; topic; theme.
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Text

A style of writing in large characters; text-hand also, a kind of type used in printing; as, German text.
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Text

That part of a document (printed or electronic) comprising the words, especially the main body of expository words, in contrast to the illustrations, pictures, charts, tables, or other formatted material which contain graphic elements as a major component.
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Text

Any communication composed of words.
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Text

A textbook.
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Text

To write in large characters, as in text hand.
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Text

The words of something written;
There were more than a thousand words of text
They handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
He wants to reconstruct the original text
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Text

A passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon;
The preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon
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Text

A book prepared for use in schools or colleges;
His economics textbook is in its tenth edition
The professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy
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Text

The main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.);
Pictures made the text easier to understand
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