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Definition 1: a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for script in the sense of this definition

(script is a kind of ...) a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.

(... is a kind of script ) the copy of the playscript used by the prompter

(... is a kind of script ) a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot

(... is a kind of script ) the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction

(... is a kind of script ) the words of an opera or musical play

(... is a kind of script ) an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)

(... is a kind of script ) a script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets

(... is a kind of script ) the final detailed script for making a movie or TV program

Definition 2: a particular orthography or writing system - [noun denoting communication]

(script is a kind of ...) a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols

(... is a kind of script ) a writing system whose characters represent syllables

(... is a kind of script ) an ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia and Persia

(... is a kind of script ) a style of orthography characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; found especially in Greek and Latin manuscripts of the 4th to 8th centuries

(... is a kind of script ) the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language

(... is a kind of script ) the script (derived from the Aramaic alphabet) used to write the Pahlavi language

(... is a kind of script ) a syllabic script used in writing Sanskrit and Hindi

(... is a kind of script ) a script (probably adapted from the Aramaic about the 7th century BC) from which later Indian scripts developed

(... is a kind of script ) the script in which the ancient Persian language of the Avesta is written

(... is a kind of script ) an alphabetical (or perhaps syllabic) script used since the 9th century BC to write the Aramaic language; many other scripts were subsequently derived from it

(... is a kind of script ) a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language

Definition 3: something written by hand - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where script or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she recognized his handwriting
  • his hand was illegible

Synonyms for script in the sense of this definition

(script is a kind of ...) letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language

"he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show" "the doctor's writing was illegible"

(... is a kind of script ) a method of writing rapidly using an abbreviated symbolic system

(... is a kind of script ) rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper

(... is a kind of script ) beautiful handwriting

(... is a kind of script ) poor handwriting

(script belongs to category ...) the activity of writing by hand

"handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis"

Definition 4: write a script for - [verb of creation]

Samples where script or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The playwright scripted the movie

(script is a kind of ...) produce a literary work

"She composed a poem" "He wrote four novels"

(script belongs to category ...) the act of creating written works

"writing was a form of therapy for him" "it was a matter of disputed authorship"

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