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word  

EN[wɜː(ɹ)d]
US
Fmot WMot
  • Dans le langage courant,
word
  • NomPLwords
    1. The smallest unit of language which has a particular meaning and can be expressed by itself; the smallest discrete, meaningful unit of language. (contrast morpheme.).
      1. Then all was silent save the voice of the high priest, whose words grew louder and louder, [ …]
      2. Polonius: What do you read, my lord?
      3. Hamlet: Words, words, words.
      4. “Ain’t! How often am I to tell you ain’t ain’t a word?”
      5. In still another variation, the nonsense word is presented and the teacher asks, "What sound was in the beginning of the word?" "In the middle?" and so on. The child should always respond with the phoneme; he should not use letter labels.
    2. Something which is like such a unit of language.
      1. The fact or act of speaking, as opposed to taking action.
        1. (now rare outside certain phrases) Something which has been said; a comment, utterance; speech.
          1. (obsolete outside certain phrases) A watchword or rallying cry, a verbal signal (even when consisting of multiple words).
            1. OBS A proverb or motto.
              1. News; tidings (used without an article).
                1. An order; a request or instruction; an expression of will.
                  1. He sent word that we should strike camp before winter. ‎
                  2. Don't fire till I give the word
                  3. Their mother's word was law.
                2. A promise; an oath or guarantee.
                  1. I give you my word that I will be there on time. ‎
                3. A brief discussion or conversation.
                  1. Can I have a word with you? ‎
                4. (in the plural) Angry debate or conversation; argument.
                  1. There had been words between him and the secretary about the outcome of the meeting. ‎
                5. (theology, sometimes Word) Communication from God; the message of the Christian gospel; the Bible, Scripture.
                  1. Her parents had lived in Botswana, spreading the word among the tribespeople. ‎
                6. (theology, sometimes Word) Logos, Christ.
                7. VerbeSGwordsPRwordingPT, PPworded
                  1. VT To say or write (something) using particular words; to phrase (something).
                    1. I’m not sure how to word this letter to the council.
                  2. VT OBS To flatter with words, to cajole.
                    1. VT To ply or overpower with words.
                      1. VT (rare) To conjure with a word.
                        1. VI (archaic) To speak, to use words; to converse, to discourse.
                          1. Alternative form of worth (to become).
                          2. Interjection
                            1. SLA (African American Vernacular) Truth, indeed, that is the truth! The shortened form of the statement "My word is my bond.".
                              1. SLA (emphatic, stereotypically, African American Vernacular) An abbreviated form of word up; a statement of the acknowledgment of fact with a hint of nonchalant approval.
                              2. Plus d'exemples
                                1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                                  • Most English speakers palatalize the letter t in the word "nature".
                                  • The royal family has always encouraged the arts in word and deed
                                  • The days when The Fonz can come riding in and solve all my problems with a few choice words are long gone! So why don't you leave-amundo?
                                2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                                  • Words have a longer life than deeds. — Pindar (translated)
                                  • Words indenizened, and commonly used as English. — Ben Jonson.
                                3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                                  • He took a swill of his drink and tried to think of words.
                                  • He didn't think I could do it, but I proved him wrong and made him eat his words.
                                  • The test grader takes off a point for every misspelled word.

                              Meaning of word for the defined word.

                              Grammaticalement, ce mot "word" est un interjection. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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                                1. Interjections
                                  • Noms
                                    • Noms Dénombrable
                                    • Verbes
                                      • Verbes intransitifs
                                        • Verbes transitifs
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                                      2. en wordforms
                                      3. en wording
                                      4. en wordy
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