words

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English

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /wɜːdz/ (Britain)

Noun

words

  1. plural of word
    Words have a longer life than deeds.Pindar (translated)
    • "Words, words, words." - William Shakespeare, said by Hamlet to Polonius. (Act 2, Scene 2)
  2. Angry debate or conversation; argument. [from 15th c.]
    After she found out the truth, she had words with him, to tell him how she felt.
  3. Lines in a script for a performance.
    You better get your words memorised before rehearsal next Saturday.

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Verb

words

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of word

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Most common English words before 1923: want · home · whose · #235: words · given · hands · turned

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