What does input mean?

Definitions for input
ˈɪnˌpʊtin·put

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. input signal, inputnoun

    signal going into an electronic system

  2. remark, comment, inputnoun

    a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

    "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"

  3. stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, inputnoun

    any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action

  4. inputverb

    a component of production; something that goes into the production of output

  5. inputverb

    enter (data or a program) into a computer

Wiktionary

  1. inputnoun

    The act or process of putting in; infusion.

    Etymology: From inputten, equivalent to .

  2. inputnoun

    That which is put in, as in an amount.

    Etymology: From inputten, equivalent to .

  3. inputnoun

    Contribution, or share in a contribution.

    Etymology: From inputten, equivalent to .

  4. inputnoun

    Something fed into a process with the intention of it shaping or affecting the outputs of that process.

    Etymology: From inputten, equivalent to .

  5. inputverb

    To put in; put on.

    Etymology: From inputten, equivalent to .

  6. inputverb

    To enter data.

    The user inputs his date of birth and the computer displays his age.

    Etymology: From inputten, equivalent to .

  7. inputverb

    To accept data that is entered.

    Etymology: From inputten, equivalent to .

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Input

    in′pōōt, n. (Scot.) contribution.

Editors Contribution

  1. input

    A type of signal.

    The input onto the transmitter was accurate and clear.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  
  2. input

    Enter data.

    They input data onto the spreadsheet.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 2, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'input' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3151

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'input' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3025

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'input' in Nouns Frequency: #1125

Anagrams for input »

  1. Putin, put in

  2. Put in

  3. Putin

How to pronounce input?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say input in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of input in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of input in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of input in a Sentence

  1. Michael Feroli:

    This is indicating that firms aren't yet reducing labor input at the intensive margin.

  2. Jonathan Lane:

    There will be higher input costs into our business - we buy quite a lot of raw materials from Europe, and we're starting to see costs on those rise.

  3. Bob Corker:

    The administration first should seek the input of the American people.

  4. Berkeley Vax/Unix Assembler Reference Manual (1983):

    This document describes the usage and input syntax of the Unix Vax-11 assembler As. As is designed for assembling code produced by the "C" compiler; certain concessions have been made to handle code written directly by people, but in general little sympathy has been extended.

  5. Frederic Neumann:

    Given the relatively gradual recovery of consumer spending in China, many local producers struggle to pass on higher input costs (to Chinese consumers).

Images & Illustrations of input

  1. inputinputinputinputinput

Popularity rank by frequency of use

input#1#1438#10000

Translations for input

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for input »

Translation

Find a translation for the input definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these input definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

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

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "input." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 1 Aug. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/input>.

    Are we missing a good definition for input? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    • A. accompany
    • B. interrogate
    • C. observe
    • D. embark

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for input: