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Words appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Mary's words (in a pajama), "Japan is Drowsy Ram."
  • Enola’s drowsy assessor cast rorts across essays’ words alone.
  • "Now I saw a lad I’m as drowsy as!" Hannah says, words amid a law as I won.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun words:


Fun fact! "Therein" is a seven-letter word that contains thirteen words spelled using consecutive letters: the, he, her, er, here, I, there, ere, rein, re, in, therein, and herein.

Fun fact! There are more English words beginning with the letter "s" than with any other letter.

Fun fact! Many languages have 50,000 words or more, but individual speakers normally know and use only a fraction of the total vocabulary: in everyday conversation people use the same few hundred words.

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Definition of the noun words

What does words mean as a name of something?


  1. the words that are spoken
  2. the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
  3. language that is spoken or written
    • examples: he has a gift for words | she put her thoughts into words
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic terms: language / linguistic communication = a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
  4. an angry dispute
  5. words making up the dialogue of a play
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of words: actor's line / speech
    • more generic word: line = text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
    • more specific words:
      • aside = a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
      • cue = an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
      • monologue = a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
      • soliloquy = a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections
      • throwaway = words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
    • part of: dialog / dialogue = the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction

Alternative definition of the noun words


  1. [plural-only, informal] An angry discussion.


Words is a musical group.

  • album: "Cult of Gold"


  1. "Words" is a song by the Bee Gees, written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb. The song reached No. 1 in Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands and China.
  2. "Words" is a 1982 song by F. R. David, which sold eight million copies worldwide and peaked at number two on the British charts in spring of 1983. The song was originally released only in France and Monaco in the winter of 1981, later it was released in the rest of Europe. In 1983, it finally was released in America and the UK. It was a huge European hit, peaking at number one in Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria and Norway. It also went to number one in South Africa in late 1982 and spent 25 weeks on the charts. The photography of the 7" vinyl was made by Vassili Ulrich.
  3. "Words" is a 1989 song recorded by the English band The Christians. It was their first single from their second album, Colour. Released in December 1989 in Ireland and UK and in the first months in other Europeans countries, the song was the first major hit from the band outside the UK.
  4. "Words" is the debut album of American R&B musician Tony Rich, released January 16, 1996 on LaFace Records. The album is produced, written, arranged and performed by Tony Rich. In 1997, the album won a Grammy Award for the Best R&B Album.
  5. "Words" is the debut album by F. R. David. Its title track, "Words", was a huge European hit, peaking at #2 on the British charts.
  6. "Words" is a song by American R&B singer-songwriter Anthony David, from his third studio album Acey Duecy. It features fellow contemporary R&B singer-songwriter India.Arie. The song peaked at #53 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, since its release. The song was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 2009.
  7. "Words" is the second single by Australian singer Kate Miller-Heidke, and the first off Miller-Heidke's first full-length album Little Eve.
  8. "Words" is the solo debut album from Australian country music singer Sherrié Austin. The album was released on 15 July 1997 via Arista Nashville. She was previously signed to Interscope Records as the duo of Colourhaus, which charted a Top 50 single on the Billboard Hot 100.
    • genre: Country
    • released on (17 years ago)
  9. "Words" is a composition.
  10. "Words" is the 1996 single by Boyzone.
    • released on (19 years ago)


"Words" is a 2011 short crime film written and directed by Sven Vinge.


words is a standard file on all Unix and Unix-like operating systems, and is simply a newline-delimited list of dictionary words. It is used, for instance, by spell-checking programs.

Phrases with Words

  1. words per minute
  2. have words
  3. idle words
  4. Last words
  5. empty words
  6. Mince Words
  7. Bag of Words
  8. War of Words
  9. honeyed words
  10. Mark My Words
  11. Play On Words
  12. Fighting words
  13. in other words
  14. Lost for Words
  15. Ate One's Words
  16. choice of words
  17. Eat One's Words
  18. string of words
  19. In So Many Words
  20. Man of Few Words

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Words

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Google previewMultimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (2014)

by James J. Jong Hyuk Park, Shu-Ching Chen, Joon-Min Gil, Neil Y. Yen

Mining domain-dependent opinion words is an important problem in opinion mining, which facilitates the extraction of opinions from text. However, existing work pay close attention to adjectives and verbs, only limited work fo- cuses on noun ...


by Frantz J. Excellent

Foreword Excellan English and French similarity words lexicon is the fruit of long years of thought and research to the benefit of people in search for speedy knowledge in the French and the English languages. This lexicon gathers all similar ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

A dictionary proper should be confined to words, and the definitions of those words. It should be neither a digest nor a collection of essays or briefs. It should also contain all the words ancient and modern that a student or lawyer might come ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words (2013)

A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right by William Bryson

Troublesome Words a, an. Errors involving the indefinite articles a.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

The Dictionaryof Unfamiliar Words The Dictionaryof Unfamiliar Words By The Diagram Group Skyhorse Publishing.

Google previewDictionary of Literary Words (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

Words. Figurative. Use. of. the. Words. --. A. abyss [noun] In general sense -- a very deep wide crack or opening in the ground In literary sense -- extremely worrying situation | a profound difference between people, nations, etc.

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Quotes about Words


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on lips...


hang with mind...


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all about words...

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bad..with good...

god words are


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Scrabble value of W4O1R1D2S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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