HyperDic: text

English > 4 senses of the word text:
NOUNcommunicationtext, textual matterthe words of something written
communicationtexta passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
communicationtext, textbook, text edition, schoolbook, school texta book prepared for use in schools or colleges
communicationtextthe main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.)
text > pronunciation
Soundsteh'kst
Rhymescontext ... vexed: 8 rhymes with ehkst...
English > text: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe words of something written.
Examples
  • "there were more than a thousand words of text"
  • "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"
  • "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
Synonymtextual matter
Part ofpublicationA copy of a printed work offered for distribution
PartsbookA major division of a long written composition
chapterA subdivision of a written work
foreword, preface, prolusionA short / short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
paragraphOne of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas
passageA section of text
word orderThe order of words in a text
NarrowercolumnA page or text that is vertically divided
cookieA short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site
copy, written matterMatter to be printed
draft, draft copyAny of the various versions in the development of a written work
electronic texttext that is in a form that computer can store or display on a computer screen
installment, instalmentA part of a published serial
letter, missiveA written message addressed to a person or organization
linetext consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
lipogramA text that excludes a particular letter or particular letters of the alphabet
lyric, words, languageThe text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
stanzaA fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
Broadermatterwritten works (especially in books or magazines)
Spanishtexto
Catalantext
Adjectivestextualof or relating to or based on a text
English > text: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon.
Example"the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"
Part ofBible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, WordThe sacred writings of the Christian religions
BroaderpassageA section of text
English > text: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA book prepared for use in schools or colleges.
Examples
  • "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"
  • "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy"
Synonymstextbook, text edition, schoolbook, school text
NarrowercrammerA textbook designed for cramming
introductionA basic or elementary instructional text
primerAn introductory textbook
readerOne of a series of texts for students learning to read
BroaderbookA written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
Oppositetrade book, trade editionA book intended for general readership
Spanishlibro de texto, texto
Catalanllibre de text
English > text: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.).
Example"pictures made the text easier to understand"
Broadermatterwritten works (especially in books or magazines)
Spanishtexto
Adjectivestextualof or relating to or based on a text

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