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Definition 1: the words of something written - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • there were more than a thousand words of text
  • they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
  • he wants to reconstruct the original text

Synonyms for text in the sense of this definition

(text is a kind of ...) written works (especially in books or magazines)

"he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"

(... is a kind of text ) a page or text that is vertically divided

"the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject" "the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns"

(... is a kind of text ) the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number

"his compositions always started with the lyrics" "he wrote both words and music" "the song uses colloquial language"

(... is a kind of text ) a text that excludes a particular letter or particular letters of the alphabet

(... is a kind of text ) text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

"the letter consisted of three short lines" "there are six lines in every stanza"

(... is a kind of text ) a written message addressed to a person or organization

"mailed an indignant letter to the editor"

(... is a kind of text ) a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem

(... is a kind of text ) a part of a published serial

(... is a kind of text ) text that is in a form that computer can store or display on a computer screen

(... is a kind of text ) a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site

(... is a kind of text ) matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials

(... is a kind of text ) any of the various versions in the development of a written work

"a preliminary draft" "the final draft of the constitution"

(text is a part of ...) a major division of a long written composition

"the book of Isaiah"

(text is a part of ...) the order of words in a text

(text is a part of ...) a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled

"he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"

(text is a part of ...) a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

(text is a part of ...) one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line

(text is a part of ...) a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

(... is part of text) a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

Definition 2: the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.) - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • pictures made the text easier to understand

(text is a kind of ...) written works (especially in books or magazines)

"he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"

Definition 3: a book prepared for use in schools or colleges - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
  • the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy

Synonyms for text in the sense of this definition

(text is a kind of ...) a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)

"I am reading a good book on economics"

(... is a kind of text ) a textbook designed for cramming

(... is a kind of text ) a basic or elementary instructional text

(... is a kind of text ) an introductory textbook

(... is a kind of text ) one of a series of texts for students learning to read

Definition 4: a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon

(text is a kind of ...) a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

(... is part of text) the sacred writings of the Christian religions

"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"

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