Definitions English

  • The original words of something written or printed, as opposed to a paraphrase, translation, revision, or condensation.
  • The words of a speech appearing in print.
  • Words, as of a libretto, that are set to music in a composition.
  • Words treated as data by a computer.
  • The body of a printed work as distinct from headings and illustrative matter on a page or from front and back matter in a book.
  • One of the editions or forms of a written work: After examining all three manuscripts, he published a new text of the poem.
  • Something, such as a literary work or other cultural product, regarded as an object of critical analysis.
  • A passage from the Scriptures or another authoritative source chosen for the subject of a discourse or cited for support in argument.
  • A passage from a written work used as the starting point of a discussion.
  • A subject; a topic.
  • A textbook.
  • To send a text message to: She texted me when she arrived.
  • To communicate by text message: He texted that he would be late.