What does Message mean?

Definitions for Message
ˈmɛs ɪdʒMes·sage

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Message.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. message(noun)

    a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled

    "he sent a three-word message"

  2. message, content, subject matter, substance(verb)

    what a communication that is about something is about

  3. message(verb)

    send a message to

    "She messaged the committee"

  4. message(verb)

    send as a message

    "She messaged the final report by fax"

  5. message(verb)

    send a message

    "There is no messaging service at this company"

Wiktionary

  1. message(Noun)

    A communication, or what is communicated; any concept or information conveyed.

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  2. message(Noun)

    An underlying theme or conclusion to be drawn from something.

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  3. message(Noun)

    A text message

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  4. message(Noun)

    An instant message

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  5. message(Noun)

    An email

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  6. message(Verb)

    To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  7. message(Verb)

    To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  8. message(Verb)

    To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  9. message(Verb)

    To bear as a message.

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Message(noun)

    any notice, word, or communication, written or verbal, sent from one person to another

    Etymology: [OE., fr. OF. message, fr. LL. missaticus. See 1st Message.]

  2. Message(noun)

    hence, specifically, an official communication, not made in person, but delivered by a messenger; as, the President's message

    Etymology: [OE., fr. OF. message, fr. LL. missaticus. See 1st Message.]

  3. Message(verb)

    to bear as a message

    Etymology: [OE., fr. OF. message, fr. LL. missaticus. See 1st Message.]

  4. Message(noun)

    a messenger

    Etymology: [OE., fr. OF. message, fr. LL. missaticus. See 1st Message.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Message

    mes′āj, n. any communication sent from one person to another: an errand: an official communication, of advice, &c., as a President's Message in the United States.—n. Mess′enger, the bearer of a message: a forerunner: a light scudding cloud preceding a storm: a piece of paper, &c., blown up the string to the kite: the secretary-bird: a rope or chain by which cables were formerly connected to the capstan when heaving up the anchor: (Scots law) an officer who executes the summonses of the Court of Session, called a Mess′enger-at-arms.—Queen's, or King's, messenger, an officer who carries official despatches whether at home or abroad. [Fr.,—Low L. missaticum—L. mittĕre, missum, to send.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. message

    Any thought or idea expressed briefly in a plain or secret language and prepared in a form suitable for transmission by any means of communication.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. message

    Word sent; more especially a dispatch signaled or telegraphed.

Editors Contribution

  1. message

    A form of communication.

    They did message their families and share the good news if their wedding.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Message' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1519

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Message' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1618

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Message' in Nouns Frequency: #522

How to pronounce Message?

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How to say Message in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Message in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Message in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Message in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    Obviously the situation that happened in the Rice family was unfortunate but it did lift up awareness that it’s a real problem that we’ve got to root out, the way it was handled indicates that the NFL was behind the curve, as a lot of institutions have been behind the curve, in sending a clear message.

  2. Frankys Henriquez:

    Venezuela hasn't woken up yet, perhaps because of fear, the opposition needs to project itself more strongly, with a better message.

  3. Margaret Thatcher:

    People think that at the top there isn't much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top.

  4. Gerry Soedjatman:

    The message that the Air Asia report sent out was that regulatory oversight in Indonesia and in the region needs to catch up with industry standards, it's going to take a long time to achieve uniformity on everything from quality of training to knowledge, safety and commercial regulations. But they have to start.

  5. Katri Hemio:

    The most important message to other shift workers is that they should be aware of increased risk for chronic diseases and that healthy nutrition may lower the risk.

Images & Illustrations of Message

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