Definitions for SCRIPTskrɪpt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word SCRIPT

Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the letters or characters used in writing by hand; handwriting.

  2. a manuscript or document.

  3. the written text of a play, motion picture, television program, or the like.

    Category: Showbiz

  4. any system of writing.

  5. Print. a type imitating handwriting.

    Category: Printing

  6. a plan.

  7. (v.t.)to write a script for.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  8. to plan.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of script:

1325–75; ME scri(p)t (< OF escrit) < L scrīptum, der. of scrībere to write


  1. Scriptural.

  2. Scripture.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. script, book, playscript(noun)

    a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance

  2. handwriting, hand, script(noun)

    something written by hand

    "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"

  3. script(verb)

    a particular orthography or writing system

  4. script(verb)

    write a script for

    "The playwright scripted the movie"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. script(noun)ɪpt

    the words to be said in a movie

    Who wrote the script?

  2. scriptɪpt

    writing done by hand

    her neat script


  1. script(Noun)

    A writing; a written document.

  2. script(Noun)

    Written characters; style of writing.

  3. script(Noun)

    Type made in imitation of handwriting.

  4. script(Noun)

    An original instrument or document.

  5. script(Noun)

    The written document containing the dialogue and action for a drama; the text of a stage play, movie, or other performance. Especially, the final form used for the performance itself.

  6. script(Noun)

    A file containing a list of user commands, allowing them to be invoked once to execute in sequence.

  7. script(Noun)

    A system of writing adapted to a particular language or set of languages.

  8. script(Noun)

    An abbreviation for a prescription.

  9. script(Verb)

    to make or write a script

  10. Origin: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Script(noun)

    a writing; a written document

  2. Script(noun)

    type made in imitation of handwriting

  3. Script(noun)

    an original instrument or document

  4. Script(noun)

    written characters; style of writing

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SCRIPT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4774

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SCRIPT' in Nouns Frequency: #2194

Translations for SCRIPT

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the text of a play, talk etc

Have the actors all got their scripts?

Get even more translations for SCRIPT »


Find a translation for the SCRIPT definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these SCRIPT definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"SCRIPT." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Apr. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for SCRIPT?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for SCRIPT: