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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wordsnoun

    the words that are spoken

    "I listened to his words very closely"

  2. lyric, words, languagenoun

    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"

  3. wordsnoun

    language that is spoken or written

    "he has a gift for words"; "she put her thoughts into words"

  4. quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustupnoun

    an angry dispute

    "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"

  5. actor's line, speech, wordsnoun

    words making up the dialogue of a play

    "the actor forgot his speech"

Wiktionary

  1. wordsnoun

    An angry discussion.

    They had words at the bar, but I don't know what about.

Wikipedia

  1. words

    A word is a basic element of language that carries an objective or practical meaning, can be used on its own, and is uninterruptible. Despite the fact that language speakers often have an intuitive grasp of what a word is, there is no consensus among linguists on its definition and numerous attempts to find specific criteria of the concept remain controversial. Different standards have been proposed, depending on the theoretical background and descriptive context; these do not converge on a single definition.: 13:618  Some specific definitions of the term "word" are employed to convey its different meanings at different levels of description, for example based on phonological, grammatical or orthographic basis. Others suggest that the concept is simply a convention used in everyday situations.: 6 The concept of "word" is distinguished from that of a morpheme, which is the smallest unit of language that has a meaning, even if it cannot stand on its own. Words are made out of at least one morpheme. Morphemes can also be joined to create other words in a process of morphological derivation.: 768  In English and many other languages, the morphemes that make up a word generally include at least one root (such as "rock", "god", "type", "writ", "can", "not") and possibly some affixes ("-s", "un-", "-ly", "-ness"). Words with more than one root ("[type][writ]er", "[cow][boy]s", "[tele][graph]ically") are called compound words. In turn, words are combined to form other elements of language, such as phrases ("a red rock", "put up with"), clauses ("I threw a rock"), and sentences ("I threw a rock, but missed"). In many languages, the notion of what constitutes a "word" may be learned as part of learning the writing system. This is the case for the English language, and for most languages that are written with alphabets derived from the ancient Latin or Greek alphabets. In English orthography, the letter sequences "rock", "god", "write", "with", "the", and "not" are considered to be single-morpheme words, whereas "rocks", "ungodliness", "typewriter", and "cannot" are words composed of two or more morphemes ("rock"+"s", "un"+"god"+"li"+"ness", "type"+"writ"+"er", and "can"+"not").

Freebase

  1. Words

    "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

  1. words

    The airy, fairy humming-birds of the imagination.

Editors Contribution

  1. words

    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.


    Submitted by MaryC on December 17, 2015  


  2. words

    Singing is better than words because it gives joy to speech. Lyrics ate important but the melody defines the song.


    Submitted by anonymous on March 7, 2021  

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  1. words

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Words' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #373

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Words' in Written Corpus Frequency: #451

Anagrams for Words »

  1. sword

  2. s-word

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Words in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Words in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Words in a Sentence

  1. Shaena Campbell:

    There's just no words when you lose something so important to you and you can't do anything about it.

  2. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    We have recently seen the Japanese side repeatedly expressing its hope of improving the bilateral relationship. You have also shown your willingness to take the first step. If you come with sincerity, we welcome you, as the Chinese saying goes, we should make a judgment based on not only what people say but also what they do. I am ready to listen to your opinion about how to improve China-Japan relations, and I am also going to see whether the Japanese side will match its words with deeds.

  3. Kevin Robello:

    I don't have words to express, just my pain, my tears, my heart pounding harder and my body trembling.

  4. Peter Navarro:

    In conveying that message, I used language that was inappropriate and basically lost the power of that message, i own that. That was my mistake, those were my words.

  5. Katt Williams:

    I don’t know what people got canceled that we wish we had back. Who are they? It’s done for the reasons it’s done for and it helped who it helped, if all that’s going to happen is that we have to be more sensitive in the way that we talk, isn’t that what we want anyway? I’m saying, your job as a comedian is to please the most amount of people with your art. So if you wanna offend somebody, nobody took those words away from you… But don’t call somebody this word when you know it affects all of these people.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. commensal
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    • C. repugnant
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