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, 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"

Wiktionary

  1. script(Noun)

    A writing; a written document.

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

  2. script(Noun)

    Written characters; style of writing.

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

  3. script(Noun)

    Type made in imitation of handwriting.

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

  4. script(Noun)

    An original instrument or document.

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

  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.

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

  6. script(Noun)

    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. script(Noun)

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

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

  8. script(Noun)

    An abbreviation for a prescription.

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

  9. script(Verb)

    to make or write a script

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Script(noun)

    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. Script(noun)

    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. Script(noun)

    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. Script(noun)

    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

How to pronounce script?

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How to say script in sign language?

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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. Erik Pevernagie:

    We can question our history with counterfactual queries. “What if” we had rebuffed, accepted or changed certain features in the script of our life? By reviewing the different stages of our personal story, we can find out, whether we have owned our life or just have been lived. ("Was it what life was about?")

  2. Timothy Barber:

    SalonQP is a public exhibition in London's finest art space, where you can talk directly to the brands and get up close with some of the world's most important watches and watchmakers, it's like going to a film festival and chatting to Martin Scorsese while he shows you his latest script.

  3. Koichi Hagiuda:

    This has become a political card with people overseas saying that to be persuasive, a certain script must be followed ... in a statement that Japan will issue on its own, if he meets those expectations, this will eternally become a political card.

  4. Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan:

    The first I learned of 'Operation Anthropoid' was when I read the script. I was blown away by it, playing a real person -- I think as an actor you are desperate to do that when you can if it's a story that moves you.

  5. Actor Loren Anthony:

    Right from the get-go, it didn't feel right. But we it let it go, once we found out more about the script, we felt it was totally disrespectful to elders and Native women.

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