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Definition of Word

  • 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.
  • Hence, the written or printed character, or combination of characters, expressing such a term; as, the words on a page.
  • Talk; discourse; speech; language.
  • Account; tidings; message; communication; information; -- used only in the singular.
  • Signal; order; command; direction.
  • Language considered as implying the faith or authority of the person who utters it; statement; affirmation; declaration; promise.
  • Verbal contention; dispute.
  • A brief remark or observation; an expression; a phrase, clause, or short sentence.
  • To use words, as in discussion; to argue; to dispute.
  • To express in words; to phrase.
  • a unit of language that native speakers can identify
  • the sacred writings of the Christian religions
  • information about recent and important events
  • a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
  • a brief statement
  • an exchange of views on some topic
  • a verbal command for action
  • a promise
  • the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
  • a string of bits stored in computer memory
  • put into words or an expression

How to use word in a sentence. Word pronunciation.

Here are thy words, Davy.
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It's one thing to be a missionary and say the little word in season; it's another to run your soft red head against a hard stone wall.
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For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
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It made Achmet Pasha sit up aghast, and Nahoum Pasha, the astute Armenian, for a long time past the confidant and favourite of the Prince Pasha, laugh in his throat; for, if there was a man in Egypt who enjoyed the thrust of a word or the bite of a phrase, it was Nahoum.
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He had heard all, and he knew the sardonic meaning behind Nahoum's words.
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At Nahoum's words the dusky brown of Achmet's face turned as black as the sudden dilation of the pupil of an eye deepens its hue, and he said with a guttural accent: "Every man hath a time to die.
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He had read the malice behind their words, and there had flashed into his own mind tales told him, with every circumstance of accuracy, of deaths within and without the Palace.
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The face of Achmet the Ropemaker was not more pleasant than his dark words.
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How often in Egypt this gesture and such words were the prelude to assassination, from which there was no escape save by death itself.
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Into Nahoum's mind there flashed the words of an Arab teacher, "There is no refuge from God but God Himself," and he found himself blindly wondering, even as he felt Kaid's hand upon his beard and listened to the honeyed words, what manner of death was now preparing for him, and what death of his own contriving should intervene.
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Kaid laughed softly at his own words.
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He will keep his word.
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But they declared to all who crowded upon their words that the Inglesi left the Palace with a face frozen white, as though it was he that had met debacle, while Nahoum had been as urbane and cynical as though he had come to the fulness of his power.
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A word from thee-would one open his mouth?
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He had given his word to the woman, and he would keep it.
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If only there had been but one word of understanding between them before she left!
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Do not judge him by his odd and foolish words.
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To-day I know that in the Palace where I was summoned to my first: duty with the Prince, every step I took was shadowed, every motion recorded, every look or word noted and set down.
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She felt the tragedy in his words, and her voice shook as she spoke.
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She pointed to the words she had read.
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Examples of Word

Example #1
What think thee of them now?
Example #2
Nay, I will give you a taste of it now," he added, as he brought forth the writing.
Example #3
I went to Mexico a conquistador, I left it a child of time, who had learned to smile; and I left some millions behind me, too.
Example #4
The Dagos wanted to live in their own way, and they did.
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There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
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Kaid addressed his conversation again and again to David, asking questions put to disconcert the consuls and other official folk present, confident in the naive reply which would be returned.