Meaning of text
Pronunciation: (tekst), [key]
- the main body of matter in a manuscript, book, newspaper, etc., as distinguished from notes, appendixes, headings, illustrations, etc.
- the original words of an author or speaker, as opposed to a translation, paraphrase, commentary, or the like: The newspaper published the whole text of the speech.
- the actual wording of anything written or printed: You have not kept to the text of my remarks.
- any of the various forms in which a writing exists: The text is a medieval transcription.
- the wording adopted by an editor as representing the original words of an author: the authoritative text of Catullus.
- any theme or topic; subject.
- the words of a song or the like.
- a textbook.
- a short passage of Scripture, esp. one chosen in proof of a doctrine or as the subject of a sermon:Sermon on the Mount. The text he chose was the
- the letter of the Holy Scripture, or the Scriptures themselves.
- Seeblack letter.
- type, as distinguished from illustrations, margins, etc.
- a unit of connected speech or writing, esp. composed of more than one sentence, that forms a cohesive whole.
- text (Thesaurus)