Definition of Text

1. Noun. The words of something written. "He wants to reconstruct the original text"

Exact synonyms: Textual Matter
Specialized synonyms: Column, Cookie, Copy, Written Matter, Draft, Draft Copy, Electronic Text, Installment, Instalment, Letter, Missive, Line, Lipogram, Language, Lyric, Words, Stanza
Generic synonyms: Matter
Terms within: Word Order, Book, Chapter, Foreword, Preface, Prolusion, Paragraph, Passage
Group relationships: Publication
Derivative terms: Textual

2. Noun. A passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon. "The preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"

3. Noun. A book prepared for use in schools or colleges. "The professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy"
Exact synonyms: School Text, Schoolbook, Text Edition, Textbook
Generic synonyms: Book
Specialized synonyms: Crammer, Introduction, Primer, Reader
Antonyms: Trade Edition

4. Noun. The main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.). "Pictures made the text easier to understand"
Generic synonyms: Matter
Derivative terms: Textual

Definition of Text

1. n. A discourse or composition on which a note or commentary is written; the original words of an author, in distinction from a paraphrase, annotation, or commentary.

2. v. t. To write in large characters, as in text hand.

Definition of Text

1. Noun. A writing consisting of multiple glyphs, characters, symbols or sentences. ¹

2. Noun. A book, tome or other set of writings. ¹

3. Noun. (colloquial) A brief written message transmitted between mobile phones; an SMS text message. ¹

4. Noun. (computing) Data which can be interpreted as human-readable text (''often contrasted with binary data''). ¹

5. Verb. To send a text message to; i.e. to transmit text using the Short Message Service (SMS), or a similar service, between communications devices, particularly mobile phones. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To send and receive text messages. ¹

7. Verb. To write in large characters, as in text hand. ¹

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Definition of Text

1. the main body of a written or printed work [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Text

text (current term)
text adventure
text adventures
text blindness
text box
text boxes
text edition
text editor
text editors
text file
text files
text hand
text hands
text link

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