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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.


  1. input

    Input refers to the data or information that is provided or fed into a system, machine, computer, or process for further processing, interpretation, or analysis. It can also refer to the act of entering this data or a device through which the data is entered. The input is designed to be transformed, utilized, or modified by the system to achieve certain results or output.

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. Lumumba Okugbawa:

    Management agreed that there would be further collaboration ... with a view to considering any suggested amendments. Our input would be taken into consideration.

  2. Rebecca Borné:

    Overturning the auto lending guidance just opened the door to uncertainty across federal agencies that use rules and guidance to protect the public from financial predators, the CRA ... allows politicians to quickly dismiss agency protections that were thoughtfully crafted, often based on years of research and stakeholder input.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    We have to have some input if they're going to get Democratic votes.

  4. Mollie Marcoux:

    It’s my responsibility to evaluate every opportunity, i would engage in a conversation if it would achieve our aim of promoting women’s golf, but there needs to be input from players and sponsors. There’s a lot of factors to consider before we do business with LIV Golf.

  5. Courtney Rhodes:

    We appreciate the perspective of the members of the advisory committee and value their input.

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