What does script mean?

Definitions for script
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word script.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. script, book, playscriptnoun

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

  2. handwriting, hand, scriptnoun

    something written by hand

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

  3. scriptverb

    a particular orthography or writing system

  4. scriptverb

    write a script for

    "The playwright scripted the movie"

Wiktionary

  1. scriptnoun

    A writing; a written document.

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

  2. scriptnoun

    Written characters; style of writing.

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

  3. scriptnoun

    Type made in imitation of handwriting.

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

  4. scriptnoun

    An original instrument or document.

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

  5. scriptnoun

    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.

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

  6. scriptnoun

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

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

  7. scriptnoun

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

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

  8. scriptnoun

    An abbreviation for a prescription.

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

  9. scriptverb

    to make or write a script

    Etymology: scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scriptnoun

    a writing; a written document

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

  2. Scriptnoun

    type made in imitation of handwriting

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

  3. Scriptnoun

    an original instrument or document

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

  4. Scriptnoun

    written characters; style of writing

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

Freebase

  1. SCRIPT

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. script

    A system of sequenced writing, coding within a type of computer, computer language, software, computer program, app, website or webpage.

    The software programmers were creating the script very efficiently for the new system.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  
  2. script

    A system of writing.

    Various types of software have script within them.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

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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

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Numerology

  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. George Clooney:

    Grant and I couldn't be more excited to be involved with this incredible project, mark is a writer we've long admired and his script is haunting. We're thrilled to be working with our friends at Netflix as well.

  2. Tyler Nilson:

    We sat down for a year and worked on the script and tried to build something that would show him in the best light possible for who he is, a human being with hopes and dreams and goals who has the capacity to love even deeper than I do.

  3. John Hickenlooper:

    We've just gone from an episode of clinical child abuse, and now we decide that we're going to throw our lot in with what most people think is our most dangerous enemy, who's writing this script ?

  4. Kevin Costner:

    The appeal of this was the outdoors, [But] it was really the story that Taylor crafted in the script, and that was what I gravitated towards. I think a good story is always relevant, and that becomes the time to tell it, you know.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Time is a quantum, psychological trap of our subconsciousness in which the script of our life is built, our fate is programmed by our subconscious.

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