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Noun word has 10 senses
  1. word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
    --1 is a kind of
    language unit, linguistic unit
    --1 has part: syllable; affix
    --1 has particulars:
     anagram; anaphor; antonym, opposite word, opposite; back-formation; charade; cognate, cognate word; content word, open-class word; contraction; deictic, deictic word; derivative; diminutive; dirty word; disyllable, dissyllable; form, word form, signifier, descriptor; four-letter word, four-letter Anglo-Saxon word; function word, closed-class word; head, head word; headword; heteronym; holonym, whole name; homonym; hypernym, superordinate, superordinate word; hyponym, subordinate, subordinate word; key word; loanblend, loan-blend, hybrid; loanword, loan; meronym, part name; metonym; monosyllable, monosyllabic word; neologism, neology, coinage; nonce word, hapax legomenon; oxytone; palindrome; primitive; paroxytone; partitive; polysemant, polysemantic word, polysemous word; polysyllable, polysyllabic word; proparoxytone; quantifier; quantifier, logical quantifier; reduplication; substantive; synonym, equivalent word; term; terminology, nomenclature, language; trisyllable; troponym, manner name; vocable, spoken word; classifier; written word; syncategorem, syncategoreme
    Derived form: verb word1
  2. word - a brief statement; "he didn't say a word about it"
    --2 is a kind of
    statement
    Derived form: verb word1
  3. news, intelligence, tidings, word - new information about specific and timely events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
    --3 is a kind of information, info
    --3 has particulars: good word; update
  4. Son, Word, Logos - the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
    --4 is a kind of hypostasis
    --4 has particulars:
     Messiah; Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverer
  5. parole, word, word of honor - a promise; "he gave his word"
    --5 is a kind of promise
  6. password, watchword, word, parole, countersign - a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"
    --6 is a kind of positive identification; secret, arcanum
  7. discussion, give-and-take, word - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
    --7 is a kind of speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication
    --7 has particulars:
     argument, argumentation, debate; deliberation; conference, group discussion; panel discussion; postmortem; public discussion, ventilation; negotiation, dialogue, talks
  8. Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Word - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
    --8 is a kind of sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text
    --8 has parts: Old Testament; Testament; New Testament; text
    --8 has particulars:
     family Bible; Vulgate; Douay Bible, Douay Version, Douay-Rheims Bible, Douay-Rheims Version, Rheims-Douay Bible, Rheims-Douay Version; Authorized Version, King James Version, King James Bible; Revised Version; New English Bible; American Standard Version, American Revised Version; Revised Standard Version
  9. word - a verbal command for action; "when I give the word, charge!"
    --9 is a kind of
    order
  10. word - a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory; "large computers use words up to 64 bits long"
    --10 is a kind of
    computer memory unit
    --10 is a part of kilobyte, K, KB
    --10 has part: byte
Verb word has 1 sense
  1. give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate - put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
    --1 is one way to express, show, evince
    Derived forms: noun word2, noun word1, noun wording1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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