the words that are spoken
"I listened to his words very closely"
lyric, words, language(noun)
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"
language that is spoken or written
"he has a gift for words"; "she put her thoughts into words"
quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup(noun)
an angry dispute
"they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
actor's line, speech, words(noun)
words making up the dialogue of a play
"the actor forgot his speech"
An angry discussion.
They had words at the bar, but I don't know what about.
"Words" is a song by the English rock band Bee Gees, Written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb. The song reached #1 in Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands and China. "Words" has been recorded by many other artists. Among them are a hit version by Rita Coolidge in 1978 and a version by Boyzone on the 1996 album A Different Beat. This was Boyzone's fifth single and their first number one hit in the UK.
The Roycroft Dictionary
The airy, fairy humming-birds of the imagination.
Plural form of word.
Words and language are vital to our evolution on the planet, words have developed over time and are used to educate, express ourselves, read and write.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'words' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #373
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'words' in Written Corpus Frequency: #451
The numerical value of words in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of words in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's not just that the words are similar, in some respects, the words are identical.
The Lord's Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, and there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence. Yet, government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words.
After many hours of prayer, talking to my parents, and re-reading my words online I can see more clearly just how hurtful my words were. Please know, those judgmental feelings truly have no place in my heart.
No words can express the sadness we are feeling at this time, we are so sad that a man lost his life. He has lost everything and he leaves behind a family that must feel nothing but pain and sorrow. We send our deepest condolences to them although words seem pretty useless. We are both crying for them.
Very true words, words that were spoken from the heart ... words that are going to be controversial precisely because they are true and they are powerful, steve King is getting at a root nationalism, a nationalism in a real sense of the word, and I am very proud of him for doing that. If this is a signal that conservatives are moving in the right direction under Trump, that they're getting at something real, then I am very happy.
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