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pronunciation:
tekst
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the body of a printed work as distinguished from its title, headings, notes, and the like.
You can skip the questions at the end of each chapter and read only the text.
similar words:
columns, paragraph, writing
definition 2: the words appearing in anything written or printed.
The dictionary has both text and illustrations.
synonyms:
writing
similar words:
content, substance, wordage, words
definition 3: a theme or subject in a speech or presentation.
The text of her conference speech was basically that teachers are being asked to accomplish too many things in the classroom.
synonyms:
subject, theme, topic
similar words:
argument, concern, focus, issue, motif, point
definition 4: a textbook.
The answers to the problems are in the back of the text.
synonyms:
textbook
similar words:
grammar, hornbook, primer, reader, schoolbook, speller
definition 5: a written message sent by a cellular telephone; text message.
I got another text from him five minutes later.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: texted, texting, texts
definition: to send a written message to (someone) by means of a cellular telephone.
Her boyfriend texted her twice while she was having dinner with her parents.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to write and send a message or messages using a cellular telephone.
In some states, it is not legal to text while driving.
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