Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun word

10 senses of word

Sense 1
word -- (a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning")
       => language unit, linguistic unit -- (one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed)

Sense 2
word -- (a brief statement; "he didn't say a word about it")
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 3
news, intelligence, tidings, word -- (information about recent and important events; "they awaited news of the outcome")
       => information, info -- (a message received and understood)

Sense 4
word -- (a verbal command for action; "when I give the word, charge!")
       => order -- ((often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed; "the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London")

Sense 5
discussion, give-and-take, word -- (an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it")
       => speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication -- ((language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets")

Sense 6
parole, word, word of honor -- (a promise; "he gave his word")
       => promise -- (a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future)

Sense 7
word -- (a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory; "large computers use words up to 64 bits long")
       => computer memory unit -- (a unit for measuring computer memory)

Sense 8
Son, Word, Logos -- (the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus))
       INSTANCE OF=> hypostasis, hypostasis of Christ -- (any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united)

Sense 9
password, watchword, word, parole, countersign -- (a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password")
       => positive identification -- (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")
       => secret, arcanum -- (information known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking")

Sense 10
Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Word -- (the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen")
       => sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text -- (writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb word

1 sense of word

Sense 1
give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate -- (put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees")
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

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