What does episode mean?

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ˈɛp əˌsoʊd, -ˌzoʊdepisode

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. episode(noun)

    a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events

  2. episode(noun)

    a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

  3. episode, installment, instalment(noun)

    a part of a broadcast serial

  4. sequence, episode(noun)

    film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

Wiktionary

  1. episode(Noun)

    An incident or action standing out by itself, but more or less connected with a complete series of events.

    It was a most embarrassing episode in my life

    Etymology: From épisode, from *, from ἐπεισόδιον, neuter of ἐπεισόδιος, from ἐπί + εἰς + ὀδός.

  2. episode(Noun)

    An installment of a drama told in parts, as in a TV series.

    I can't wait till next week's episode.

    Etymology: From épisode, from *, from ἐπεισόδιον, neuter of ἐπεισόδιος, from ἐπί + εἰς + ὀδός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Episode(noun)

    a separate incident, story, or action, introduced for the purpose of giving a greater variety to the events related; an incidental narrative, or digression, separable from the main subject, but naturally arising from it

    Etymology: [Gr. a coming in besides, episode; into, besides + a coming in, into + way, cf. Skr. sad to go: cf. F. pisode.]

Freebase

  1. Episode

    An episode is a part of a dramatic work such as a serial television or radio program. An episode is a part of a sequence of a body of work, akin to a chapter of a book. The term sometimes applies to works based on other forms of mass media as well, as in Star Wars. Episodes of news programs are also known as editions. Episodes which end in the middle of a climactic moment are often called cliffhangers, after the name used for early movie serials. Such episodes can be nearly daily occurrences in soap operas and are frequently used in season finales of many prime time shows. Episodes can be part of a larger story arc stretched out over a time period covering one or more seasons, or even an entire series run. This is especially prevalent in dramatic television series, including soap operas or science fiction series. Other genres to feature story arcs include comedies and animated programming.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Episode

    ep′i-sōd, n. a story introduced into a narrative or poem to give variety: an interesting incident.—adjs. Ep′isōdal, Episō′dial, Episōd′ic, Episōd′ical, pertaining to or contained in an episode: brought in as a digression.—adv. Episōd′ically, by way of episode: incidentally. [Gr. epeisodionepi, upon, eisodos, a coming in—eis, into, hodos, a way.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'episode' in Nouns Frequency: #1766

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of episode in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of episode in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of episode in a Sentence

  1. Paul Hunter:

    The report from Hong Kong of a re-infection in a man by COVID-19 that was genetically different from the first infection should not be too surprising. It is, however, important that this is documented, of particular note was that the case was a young and otherwise healthy person and that the second infection was diagnosed 4.5 months after the initial episode.

  2. Sheriff Rick Staly:

    Valdez thought it would be a good idea to make taunting comments on Facebook after he was featured on last Friday’s episode of Fugitive Friday Bingo, this, obviously, was not the first bad idea he has had in his life.

  3. Vladimir Poznyak:

    It can not be just an episode of few hours or few days.

  4. James Cawley:

    Each time we film an episode we get better.

  5. Carl Szabo:

    Consumer harm is an element of the crime, if the DOJ has evidence of consumer harm, it should have been in the complaint. Since it's not in there, I have to assume it doesn't exist. And anyone who's ever seen an episode of' Law and Order' knows if you don't prove all the elements of a crime, there is no crime that's been committed.

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