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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)
  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.

Translations

Verb

words

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

Statistics

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

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