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EN[wɜː(ɹ)d] [wɝd] [-ɜː(ɹ)d]
US
Fmot WMot
  • Dans le langage courant, un mot est une suite de sons ou de caractères graphiques formant une unité sémantique et pouvant être distingués par un séparateur (par exemple un blanc typographique à l'écrit, ou une pause à l'oral).
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    Definition of word in English Dictionary

  • NomPLwords
    1. The smallest unit of language which has a particular meaning and can be expressed by itself; the smallest discrete, meaningful unit of language. (contrast morpheme.).
      1. Then all was silent save the voice of the high priest, whose words grew louder and louder, [ …]
      2. Polonius: What do you read, my lord?
      3. Hamlet: Words, words, words.
      4. “Ain’t! How often am I to tell you ain’t ain’t a word?”
      5. In still another variation, the nonsense word is presented and the teacher asks, "What sound was in the beginning of the word?" "In the middle?" and so on. The child should always respond with the phoneme; he should not use letter labels.
    2. Something which is like such a unit of language.
      1. The fact or act of speaking, as opposed to taking action.
        1. (now rare outside certain phrases) Something which has been said; a comment, utterance; speech.
          1. (obsolete outside certain phrases) A watchword or rallying cry, a verbal signal (even when consisting of multiple words).
            1. OBS A proverb or motto.
              1. News; tidings (used without an article).
                1. An order; a request or instruction; an expression of will.
                  1. He sent word that we should strike camp before winter. ‎
                  2. Don't fire till I give the word
                  3. Their mother's word was law.
                2. A promise; an oath or guarantee.
                  1. I give you my word that I will be there on time. ‎
                3. A brief discussion or conversation.
                  1. Can I have a word with you? ‎
                4. (in the plural) Angry debate or conversation; argument.
                  1. There had been words between him and the secretary about the outcome of the meeting. ‎
                5. (theology, sometimes Word) Communication from God; the message of the Christian gospel; the Bible, Scripture.
                  1. Her parents had lived in Botswana, spreading the word among the tribespeople. ‎
                6. (theology, sometimes Word) Logos, Christ.
                7. VerbeSGwordsPRwordingPT, PPworded
                  1. VT To say or write (something) using particular words; to phrase (something).
                    1. I’m not sure how to word this letter to the council.
                  2. VT OBS To flatter with words, to cajole.
                    1. VT To ply or overpower with words.
                      1. VT (rare) To conjure with a word.
                        1. VI (archaic) To speak, to use words; to converse, to discourse.
                          1. Alternative form of worth (to become).
                          2. Interjection
                            1. SLA (African American Vernacular) Truth, indeed, that is the truth! The shortened form of the statement "My word is my bond.".
                              1. SLA (emphatic, stereotypically, African American Vernacular) An abbreviated form of word up; a statement of the acknowledgment of fact with a hint of nonchalant approval.
                              2. Plus d'exemples
                                1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                                  • The word ain't is proscribed by many authorities. ‎
                                  • My Emily was always after me to read the good word with her, and now that she is gone, it is my only consolation.
                                  • I warn you not to breathe a word of this to anyone, or else!
                                2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                                  • Words indenizened, and commonly used as English. — Ben Jonson.
                                  • Words have a longer life than deeds. — Pindar (translated)
                                3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                                  • In my work I have struggled to express non-lectic, 'mental' schemata into words.
                                  • The test grader takes off a point for every misspelled word.
                                  • He took a swill of his drink and tried to think of words.
                              • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                                1. Interjections
                                  • Noms
                                    • Noms Dénombrable
                                    • Verbes
                                      • Verbes intransitifs
                                        • Verbes transitifs
                                      Liens Connexes:
                                      1. en words
                                      2. en wordforms
                                      3. en wording
                                      4. en wordy
                                      5. en wordiness
                                      Source: Wiktionnaire
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                                      Grammaticalement, ce mot "word" est un interjection. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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