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Definition 1: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he forgot the password

Synonyms for watchword in the sense of this definition

(watchword is a kind of ...) information known only to a special group

"the secret of Cajun cooking"

(watchword is a kind of ...) evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance

"a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"

Definition 2: a slogan used to rally support for a cause - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • a cry to arms
  • our watchword will be `democracy'

Synonyms for watchword in the sense of this definition

(watchword is a kind of ...) a favorite saying of a sect or political group

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