revolther / [ri-vohlt hur] / rɪˈvoʊlt-hɜr


English Pronunciations

n 1: a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory
• large computers use words up to 64 bits long
2: the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
[syn: Son, Word, Logos]
3: a promise
[syn: parole, word of honor]
• he gave his word
4: a verbal command for action
• when I give the word, charge!
5: an exchange of views on some topic
[syn: discussion, give-and-take]
• we had a good discussion
• we had a word or two about it
6: a brief statement
• he didn’t say a word about it
7: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
[syn: password, watchword, parole, countersign]
• he forgot the password
8: information about recent and important events
[syn: news, intelligence, tidings]
• they awaited news of the outcome
9: the sacred writings of the Christian religions
[syn: Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Word]
• he went to carry the Word to the heathen
10: 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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