meaning of word

1. The spoken sign of a conception or an idea; an articulate or vocal sound, or a combination of articulate and vocal sounds, uttered by the human voice, and by custom expressing an idea or ideas; a single component part of human speech or language; a constituent part of a sentence; a term; a vocable.
Hence, the written or printed character, or combination of characters, expressing such a term; as, the words on a page.
Talk; discourse; speech; language.
Account; tidings; message; communication; information; -- used only in the singular.
Signal; order; command; direction.
Language considered as implying the faith or authority of the person who utters it; statement; affirmation; declaration; promise.
Verbal contention; dispute.
A brief remark or observation; an expression; a phrase, clause, or short sentence.
To use words, as in discussion; to argue; to dispute.
To express in words; to phrase.
To ply with words; also, to cause to be by the use of a word or words.
To flatter with words; to cajole.
Word Microsoft Word word A fundamental unit of storage in a computer. The size of a word in a particular computer architecture is one of its chief distinguishing characteristics. The size of a word is usually the same as the width of the computers data bus so it is possible to read or write a word in a single operation. An instruction is usually one or more words long and a word can be used to hold a whole number of characters. These days, this nearly always means a whole number of bytes eight bits, most often 32 or 64 bits. In the past when six bit character sets were used, a word might be a multiple of six bits, e. g. 24 bits four characters in the ICL 1900 series.
a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all ">morning"

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