Definitions for message
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word message.
a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
"he sent a three-word message"
message, content, subject matter, substanceverb
what a communication that is about something is about
send a message to
"She messaged the committee"
send as a message
"She messaged the final report by fax"
send a message
"There is no messaging service at this company"
A communication, or what is communicated; any concept or information conveyed.
An underlying theme or conclusion to be drawn from something.
A text message
An instant message
To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.
To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.
To bear as a message.
Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
An errand; any thing committed to another to be told to a third.
Etymology: message, Fr.
She doth display
The gate with pearls and rubies richly dight,
Through which her words so wise do make their way,
To bear the message of her spright. Edmund Spenser, Sonnet 81.
May one, that is a herald and a prince,
Do a fair message to his kingly ears! William Shakespeare.
She is fair, and, fairer than that word,
Of wond’rous virtues; sometimes from her eyes
I did receive fair speechless messages. William Shakespeare.
Gently hast thou told
Thy message, which might else in telling wound,
And in performing end us. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. xi.
Let the minister be low, his interest inconsiderable, the word will suffer for his sake; the message will still find reception according to the dignity of the messenger. South.
The welcome message made, was soon receiv’d;
’Twas to be wish’d and hop’d, but scarce believ’d. Dryden.
any notice, word, or communication, written or verbal, sent from one person to another
hence, specifically, an official communication, not made in person, but delivered by a messenger; as, the President's message
to bear as a message
Etymology: [OE., fr. OF. message, fr. LL. missaticus. See 1st Message.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
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.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Word sent; more especially a dispatch signaled or telegraphed.
A form of communication.
They did message their families and share the good news if their wedding.
Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'message' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1519
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'message' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1618
Rank popularity for the word 'message' in Nouns Frequency: #522
The numerical value of message in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of message in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I wasn't going to win, and I knew that going into it. It was just a platform to get our message heard.
Shares in Europe are seeing a partial recovery, but volumes are low as caution remains following last week's uncertain message from the Federal Reserve, european markets trade at a discount to the United States and this in the medium term should convince investors to buy.
After Curt and I were turned away from our local flower shop, we cancelled the plans for our dream wedding because we were afraid it would happen again, we hope this decision sends a message to other LGBTQ people that no one should have to experience the hurt that we did.
I think the more the African-American community hears our message on a broken criminal justice system -- which has more people in jail today than any country on earth, largely African-American and Latino -- when they hear our message of an economy that represents all of us, not just the 1%. I think you're going to see us making progress there as well.
I saw a woman with ambition, with drive and all of a sudden I realized,'S -- t, this is the kind of stuff that's been weaponized against me. I relate to that,' that's when it became clear to me just how important this story was. Because if we can see the power of the message through someone who we may not agree with or somebody who might even anger us, that tells you there's something real there.
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Translations for message
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- رسالة, ميسيجArabic
- notícia, missatgeCatalan, Valencian
- budskab, besked, budDanish
- Mitteilung, Botschaft, NachrichtGerman
- recado, mensajeSpanish
- پیغام, پیامPersian
- fiosScottish Gaelic
- समाचार, सूचना, मेसेज, संदेशHindi
- mesajHaitian Creole
- pesan, amanatIndonesian
- skilaboð, boðskapurIcelandic
- メッセージ, 伝言, 短信Japanese
- უწყება, მისია, ცნობა, ბარათი, ცნობება, წერილი, შეტყობინებაGeorgian
- 消息, 소식Korean
- pesanan, mesejMalay
- messaġġi, messaġġMaltese
- boodschap, berichtDutch
- месседж, СМС, сообщениеRussian
- poslanica, porukaSerbo-Croatian
- ileti, mesajTurkish
- مسیج, پیغامUrdu
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