Synonyms of word


1. word, language unit, linguistic unit

usage: 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"

2. word, statement

usage: a brief statement; "he didn't say a word about it"

3. news, intelligence, tidings, word, information, info

usage: information about recent and important events; "they awaited news of the outcome"

4. word, order

usage: a verbal command for action; "when I give the word, charge!"

5. discussion, give-and-take, word, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication

usage: an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"

6. parole, word, word of honor, promise

usage: a promise; "he gave his word"

7. word, computer memory unit

usage: a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory; "large computers use words up to 64 bits long"

8. Son, Word, Logos

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

9. password, watchword, word, parole, countersign, positive identification, secret, arcanum

usage: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"

10. Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Word, sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text

usage: the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"


1. give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate, express, show, evince

usage: put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"

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