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Definition 1: words making up the dialogue of a play - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the actor forgot his speech

Synonyms for words in the sense of this definition

(words is a kind of ...) 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 words ) a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage

(... is a kind of words ) an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech

(... is a kind of words ) a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor

(... is a kind of words ) a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections

(... is a kind of words ) words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis

(... is part of words) the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction

Definition 2: an angry dispute - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • they had a quarrel
  • they had words

Synonyms for words in the sense of this definition

(words is a kind of ...) a disagreement or argument about something important

"he had a dispute with his wife" "there were irreconcilable differences" "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"

(... is a kind of words ) noisy quarrel

(... is a kind of words ) a quarrel about petty points

(... is a kind of words ) a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)

Definition 3: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number - [noun denoting communication]

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

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

Synonyms for words in the sense of this definition

(words is a kind of ...) the words of something written

"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"

(... is a kind of words ) the lyric of a love song

(... is part of words) a short musical composition with words

"a successful musical must have at least three good songs"

Definition 4: the words that are spoken - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • I listened to his words very closely

(words is a kind of ...) (language) communication by word of mouth

"his speech was garbled" "he uttered harsh language" "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"

Definition 5: language that is spoken or written - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he has a gift for words
  • she put her thoughts into words

(words is a kind of ...) a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

"he taught foreign languages" "the language introduced is standard throughout the text" "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"

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