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Noun


1. words, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication

usage: the words that are spoken; "I listened to his words very closely"

2. lyric, words, language, text, textual matter

usage: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"

3. words, language, linguistic communication

usage: language that is spoken or written; "he has a gift for words"; "she put her thoughts into words"

4. quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup, dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict

usage: an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"

5. actor's line, speech, words, line

usage: words making up the dialogue of a play; "the actor forgot his speech"

Noun


1. words, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication

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. lyric, words, language, text, textual matter

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

3. words, language, linguistic communication

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

4. quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup, dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict

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

5. actor's line, speech, words, line

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

6. word, language unit, linguistic unit

usage: a promise; "he gave his word"

7. word, statement

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

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

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

9. word, order

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

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

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

Verb


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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