What does message mean?

Definitions for message
ˈmɛs ɪdʒmes·sage

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. message(noun)

    a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled

    "he sent a three-word message"

  2. message, content, subject matter, substance(verb)

    what a communication that is about something is about

  3. message(verb)

    send a message to

    "She messaged the committee"

  4. message(verb)

    send as a message

    "She messaged the final report by fax"

  5. message(verb)

    send a message

    "There is no messaging service at this company"


  1. message(Noun)

    A communication, or what is communicated; any concept or information conveyed.

  2. message(Noun)

    An underlying theme or conclusion to be drawn from something.

  3. message(Noun)

    A text message

  4. message(Noun)

    An instant message

  5. message(Noun)

    An email

  6. message(Verb)

    To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.

  7. message(Verb)

    To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.

  8. message(Verb)

    To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.

  9. message(Verb)

    To bear as a message.

  10. Origin: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Message(noun)

    any notice, word, or communication, written or verbal, sent from one person to another

  2. Message(noun)

    hence, specifically, an official communication, not made in person, but delivered by a messenger; as, the President's message

  3. Message(verb)

    to bear as a message

  4. Message(noun)

    a messenger

  5. Origin: [OE., fr. OF. message, fr. LL. missaticus. See 1st Message.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Message

    mes′āj, n. any communication sent from one person to another: an errand: an official communication, of advice, &c., as a President's Message in the United States.—n. Mess′enger, the bearer of a message: a forerunner: a light scudding cloud preceding a storm: a piece of paper, &c., blown up the string to the kite: the secretary-bird: a rope or chain by which cables were formerly connected to the capstan when heaving up the anchor: (Scots law) an officer who executes the summonses of the Court of Session, called a Mess′enger-at-arms.—Queen's, or King's, messenger, an officer who carries official despatches whether at home or abroad. [Fr.,—Low L. missaticum—L. mittĕre, missum, to send.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. message

    Any thought or idea expressed briefly in a plain or secret language and prepared in a form suitable for transmission by any means of communication.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'message' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1519

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'message' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1618

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'message' in Nouns Frequency: #522

How to pronounce message ?

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    US English

How to say message in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of message in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of message in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of message in a Sentence

  1. Marshall McLuhan:

    The medium is the message.

  2. Ben Carson:

    I guess as a message to us.

  3. Jean Jullien:

    Peace is a universal message.

  4. Michael Berry:

    Your message is already clear.

  5. Manfred Weber:

    The message was crystal clear.

Images & Illustrations of message

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