What does script mean?

Definitions for script

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. script, book, playscript(noun)

    a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance

  2. handwriting, hand, script(noun)

    something written by hand

    "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"

  3. script(verb)

    a particular orthography or writing system

  4. script(verb)

    write a script for

    "The playwright scripted the movie"


  1. script(Noun)

    A writing; a written document.

  2. script(Noun)

    Written characters; style of writing.

  3. script(Noun)

    Type made in imitation of handwriting.

  4. script(Noun)

    An original instrument or document.

  5. script(Noun)

    The written document containing the dialogue and action for a drama; the text of a stage play, movie, or other performance. Especially, the final form used for the performance itself.

  6. script(Noun)

    A file containing a list of user commands, allowing them to be invoked once to execute in sequence.

  7. script(Noun)

    A system of writing adapted to a particular language or set of languages.

  8. script(Noun)

    An abbreviation for a prescription.

  9. script(Verb)

    to make or write a script

  10. Origin: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Script(noun)

    a writing; a written document

  2. Script(noun)

    type made in imitation of handwriting

  3. Script(noun)

    an original instrument or document

  4. Script(noun)

    written characters; style of writing

  5. Origin: [OE. scrit, L. scriptum something written, fr. scribere, scriptum to write: cf. OF. escript, escrit, F. crit. See Scribe, and cf. Scrip a writing.]



    SCRIPT, any of a series of text markup languages starting with Script under Control Program-67/Cambridge Monitor System and Script/370 under Virtual Machine Facility/370; the current version, SCRIPT/VS, is part of IBM's Document Composition Facility for IBM z/VM and z/OS systems. SCRIPT was developed for CP-67/CMS by Stuart Madnick at MIT, succeeding CTSS RUNOFF. SCRIPT is a procedural markup language. Inline commands called control words, indicated by a period in the first column of a logical line, describe the desired appearance of the formatted text. SCRIPT originally provided a 2PASS option to allow text to refer to variables defined later in the text, but subsequent versions allowed more than two passes.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Script

    skript, n. (print.) type like written letters: a writing: (law) an original document: handwriting.—n. Scrip′tion, a handwriting. [O. Fr. escript—L. scriptumscribĕre, to write.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'script' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4774

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'script' in Nouns Frequency: #2194

How to pronounce script?

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How to say script in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of script in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of script in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of script in a Sentence

  1. Morris Chestnut:

    There's a script for it.

  2. Larry Wall:

    It is easier to port a shell than a shell script.

  3. Quentin Tarantino:

    I am real proud of the script so I am glad it got nominated.

  4. Kristian Brown:

    Based on the script, I can tell you 100 percent, Han shot first.

  5. President Nicolas Maduro:

    In 2014, we again faced the script of destabilization and violence.

Images & Illustrations of script

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