What does input mean?

Definitions for input

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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


  1. inputnoun

    The act or process of putting in; infusion.

  2. inputnoun

    That which is put in, as in an amount.

  3. inputnoun

    Contribution, or share in a contribution.

  4. inputnoun

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

  5. inputverb

    To put in; put on.

  6. inputverb

    To enter data.

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

  7. inputverb

    To accept data that is entered.

  8. 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

  2. put in

  3. punti

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  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. Public Instruction Randy Dorn:

    I do not believe that most people understand what this is about. It's become a political propaganda issue, this wasn't just done overnight. This was done over a long period of time with a lot of input from teachers and administrators, and top education researchers.

  2. Richard Painter:

    His family members have a lot more of an informed understanding of policy than some of the people being hired as advisers, i think his family members are pragmatists and he could very well benefit from their input and advice.

  3. Michael Feroli:

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

  4. James Smith:

    We will have the input of not just the sales people but also those from product development, technical people and marketing.

  5. Yumna Jawad:

    The final output looks like a fancy meal but the input to create the sushi stack is really minimal and so customizable, it reminds me of a California roll with shrimp instead of crab.

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