page
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /peɪd͡ʒ/
  • (Tasmanian) IPA: /paːʒ/
Noun

page (plural pages)

  1. One of the many pieces of paper bound together within a book or similar document.
    • Such was the book from whose pages she sang.
  2. One side of a paper leaf on which one has written or printed.
  3. (figurative) Any record or writing; a collective memory.
    the page of history
  4. (typesetting) The type set up for printing a page.
  5. (computing) A screenful of text and possibly other content.
    • 2003, Maria Langer, Mac OS X 10.2 Advanced (page 44)
      To view man pages for a command: Type man followed by the name of the command (for example, man ls), and press Return. […] To view the next page: Press Spacebar. The manual advances one page (Figure 9).
  6. (Internet) A web page.
  7. (computing) A block of contiguous memory of a fixed length.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: folha
  • Russian: страни́ца
  • Spanish: página
Translations Translations
  • Russian: страни́ца
Verb

page (pages, present participle paging; past and past participle paged)

  1. (transitive) To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript.
  2. (intransitive, often with “through”) To turn several pages of a publication.
    The patient paged through magazines while he waited for the doctor.
  3. (transitive) To furnish with folios.
Translations
  • French: paginer
  • Russian: нумеровать
Translations
  • French: feuilleter
  • Russian: пролистывать
Noun

page (plural pages)

  1. (obsolete) A serving boy – a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education.
  2. (British) A youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households.
  3. (US, Canada) A boy or girl employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body.
  4. (in libraries) The common name given to an employee whose main purpose is to replace materials that have either been checked out or otherwise moved, back to their shelves.
  5. A boy child.
    • 1380+, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales
      A doghter hadde they bitwixe hem two / Of twenty yeer, with-outen any mo, / Savinge a child that was of half-yeer age; / In cradel it lay and was a propre page.
  6. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman’s dress from the ground.
  7. A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
  8. A message sent to someone's pager.
    • 1991, Stephen King, Needful Things
      Before he could bring it down, the pager clipped to his belt went off. […] If you were a lawyer or a business executive, maybe you could afford to ignore your pages for a while, but when you were a County Sheriff — and one who was elected rather than appointed — there wasn't much question about priorities.
  9. Any one of several species of colorful South American moths of the genus Urania.
Synonyms Translations Verb

page (pages, present participle paging; past and past participle paged)

  1. (transitive) To attend (someone) as a page.
  2. (transitive, US, obsolete in UK) To call or summon (someone).
  3. (transitive) To contact (someone) by means of a pager or other mobile device.
    I’ll be out all day, so page me if you need me.
  4. (transitive) To call (somebody) using a public address system so as to find them.
    An SUV parked me in. Could you please page its owner?
Translations Translations Translations
  • French: biper
  • German: anpiepen
Translations
Page
Proper noun
  1. Surname for someone who was a servant.
  2. (rare) A male given name.
  3. A female given name.
  4. A city in Arizona
  5. A village in Nebraska
  6. A city in North Dakota
  7. An unincorporated community in Oklahoma

PAGE
Noun

page (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry, molecular biology) Acronym of polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis



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