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. messagenoun

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

    "he sent a three-word message"

  2. message, content, subject matter, substanceverb

    what a communication that is about something is about

  3. messageverb

    send a message to

    "She messaged the committee"

  4. messageverb

    send as a message

    "She messaged the final report by fax"

  5. messageverb

    send a message

    "There is no messaging service at this company"

Wiktionary

  1. messagenoun

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

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  2. messagenoun

    An underlying theme or conclusion to be drawn from something.

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  3. messagenoun

    A text message

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  4. messagenoun

    An instant message

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  5. messagenoun

    An email

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  6. messageverb

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

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  7. messageverb

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

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  8. messageverb

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

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

  9. messageverb

    To bear as a message.

    Etymology: from missaticum, from mittere, missum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Messagenoun

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

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

  2. Messagenoun

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

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

  3. Messageverb

    to bear as a message

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

  4. Messagenoun

    a messenger

    Etymology: [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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. message

    Word sent; more especially a dispatch signaled or telegraphed.

Editors Contribution

  1. message

    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

  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

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Numerology

  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. Michael Kobori:

    I think it’s hard to change people’s behavior, but what we’ve seen from the time we started the campaign is that it makes consumers think a little more carefully about ‘what is my impact?’ it’s presented in a way that really encourages people to think about their personal impact by changing something as simple as how frequently they wash their jeans. It’s a nice message and it’s a little fun.

  2. Tony Coppins:

    People have stopped coming, they think the whole island is on fire and it's not, so we really need to send that message out that the island is still accessible.

  3. Brian Bosma:

    What we had hoped for with the bill was a message of inclusion -- inclusion of all religious beliefs, what instead has come out is a message of exclusion and that was not the intent and hopefully not the effect. But to the extent that it is we are intent on righting that.

  4. Chuck Grassley:

    So my message to any one of the nine Supreme Court justices, if you're thinking about quitting this year, do it yesterday.

  5. Darin LaHood:

    I think this would have real ramifications, president Donald Trump're trying to send a message that this type of public corruption is terrible for Illinois.

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