Synonyms of word in English:

word


See definition of word

noun

1‘the Italian word for ‘ham’’

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term, name, expression, designation, locution
turn of phrase, idiom
formal appellation
rare vocable

2usually words‘his grandfather's words had been meant kindly’

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remark, comment, statement, utterance, observation, pronouncement, declaration

3words‘I've only got three weeks to learn the words’

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script, text
lyrics, libretto

4‘everything will be taken care of—I give you my word’

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promise, word of honour, assurance, guarantee, undertaking
pledge, vow, oath, bond
archaic troth, parole

5‘I want a word with you in private’

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talk, conversation, chat, tête-à-tête, heart-to-heart, one-on-one, one-to-one, head-to-head
discussion, consultation, exchange of views, colloquy
informal confab, powwow
formal confabulation

6‘apparently there's no word from the hospital yet’

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news, information, communication, intelligence, notice
message, report, communiqué, dispatch, bulletin, account
data, facts
informal info, the low-down
British informal the gen
North American informal the dope, the poop
literary tidings
archaic advices

7‘word has it he's turned over a new leaf’

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rumour, hearsay, talk, gossip
informal the grapevine, the word on the street
North American informal the scuttlebutt

8‘I'm waiting for the word from the Department of Justice’

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instruction, order, command
signal, prompt, cue, tip-off
informal go-ahead, thumbs up, green light
North American informal high sign

9‘he was a strict disciplinarian whose word was law’

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command, order, decree, edict, mandate
bidding, will

10‘our word now must be success’

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motto, slogan, watchword, password, catchword
buzz word

verb

1‘the question had been carefully worded’

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phrase, express, put, couch, frame, set forth, formulate, style
say, utter, state

Phrases

    in a word

    ‘the answer, in a word, is yes’


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    word for word

    1‘reporters took down the speeches word for word’


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    rare


    2‘a word-for-word translation’


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    ANTONYMS

    loose

    have words

    ‘it's obvious the two of you have had words’


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    informal


    British informal


    archaic