HyperDic: words

English > 5 senses of the word words:
NOUNcommunicationwordsthe words / words that are spoken
communicationwords, lyric, languagethe text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
communicationwordslanguage that is spoken or written
communicationwords, quarrel, wrangle, row, run-in, dustupan angry dispute
communicationwords, actor's line, speechwords making up the dialogue of a play
words > pronunciation
Rhymesafterwards ... westwards: 14 rhymes with erdz...
English > words: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe words / words that are spoken.
Example"I listened to his words very closely"
Broaderspeech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication(language) communication by word of mouth
English > words: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe text of a popular song or musical-comedy number.
Example "he wrote both words and music"
Synonymslyric, language
Part ofsong, vocalA short musical composition with words
Narrowerlove lyricThe lyric of a love song
Broadertext, textual matterThe words of something written
Spanishletra, lírica, texto
Catalanlírica, lletra
English > words: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaninglanguage that is spoken or written.
  • "he has a gift for words"
  • "she put her thoughts into words"
Broaderlanguage, linguistic communicationA systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
English > words: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningAn angry dispute.
Example "they had words"
Synonymsquarrel, wrangle, row, run-in, dustup
Narroweraffray, altercation, fracasnoisy quarrel
bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fussA quarrel about petty points
bust-upA serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)
Broaderdispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflictA disagreement or argument about something important
Spanishaltercado, brega, camorra, choque, discusión, disputa, dustup, encontrón, palabras, pelea, pelotera, pleito, reyerta, riña, roce, trifulca
Catalanbaralla, batussa, brega, disputa, dustup, renyina
English > words: 5 senses > noun 5, communication
Meaningwords making up the dialogue of a play.
Synonymsactor's line, speech
Part ofdialogue, dialogThe lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
NarrowerasideA line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
cueAn actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
monologueA (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
soliloquyA (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections
throwawaywords spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
Broaderlinetext consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
Spanishlínea, papel
Catalanlínia, paper

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