Definition of Messenger

1. Noun. A person who carries a message.




Definition of Messenger

1. n. One who bears a message; the bearer of a verbal or written communication, notice, or invitation, from one person to another, or to a public body; specifically, an office servant who bears messages.

Definition of Messenger

1. Noun. One who brings messages. ¹

2. Noun. (context: nautical) A light line with which a heavier line may be hauled e.g. from the deck of a ship to the pier. ¹

3. Noun. The supporting member of an aerial cable (electric power or telephone or data). ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To send something by messenger. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Messenger

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Messenger

1. 1. That which carries a message. 2. Having message-carrying properties. First messenger, a hormone that binds to a receptor on the surface cell and, in so doing, communicates with intracellular metabolic processes. Second messenger, an intermediary molecule that is generated as a consequence of hormone-receptor interaction; e.g., see adenosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate; guanosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate; calcium; inositide. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Messenger

messagelike
messages
messages in a bottle
messages in bottles
messaging
messaline
messalines
messan
messans
messed
messed-up
messed-upness
messed up
messeigneurs
messelite
messenger (current term)
messenger-like RNA
messenger RNA
messenger bag
messenger boy
messenger pigeon
messengered
messengering
messengers
messenian
messenians
messer
messers
messes
messet

Literary usage of Messenger

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1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"Clerks and messenger. Contingent expenses. Commissioner of Pensions. Clerks. Clerks and messengers; act 9ih May, 1836, ch. 60. Clerks and messenger. ..."

2. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1921)
"Christian Hofman, messenger. Thomas A. Connolly, messenger. ... Charles Merrill, messenger. Charles Flynn, Page. Arthur O'Connor, Page. J. Bum, Page. ..."

3. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"down and takes dispatch from FIRST OPERATOR] To the President—General Watson—marked private! [messenger в. salutes and exits quickly doors up RC] [Business ..."

4. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1905)
"N. messenger and Advocate of the Church of Christ, Kirtland. ... 37 called: The messenger of the Sacred Heart, a magazine of the literature of Catholic ..."

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