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word a sound, group of sounds, or the corresponding set of symbols in writing that expresses some meaning that human beings can understand and that can stand alone as a basic unit of language. [10 definitions]
wordage words in general, or amount or quantity of words. [3 definitions]
wordbook a book that lists words, such as a lexicon or dictionary.
word-for-word in exactly the same words; verbatim. [2 definitions]
wording the act or manner of putting into words; phrasing; diction.
wordless without words or speech; silent. [2 definitions]
word list a set of words constructed for a particular purpose or collected from a particular source or sources.
word of honor a statement, pledge, verbal commitment, or the like that is backed by one's honor; sworn oath; solemn promise.
word order the way in which words are arranged, or their grammatically correct sequence, in a phrase, clause, or sentence.
word problem a mathematics exercise in which a hypothetical situation expressed in words must be solved mathematically.
word processing the production of typed documents with the use of automated typewriters or computers. [2 definitions]
word processor a computerized device, such as an electronic typewriter, or combination of devices, such as a video screen, program, memory, and printer, used to generate, edit, print, store, duplicate, or transmit text. [2 definitions]
wordsmith one who uses language with especial skill or craft, such as a professional writer. [2 definitions]
wordsmyth variant of wordsmith.
word square a selection of words arranged in a square that reads the same vertically or horizontally.
wordy pertaining to or having words; verbal. [2 definitions]
wore past tense of wear.
work physical or mental effort directed toward achieving some result; labor. [21 definitions]
workable capable of being handled or worked. [2 definitions]
workaday pertaining to, characteristic of, or suitable for workdays or the workplace. [2 definitions]
workaholic a person who works all the time, usu. compulsively.