Pronunciation Noun


  1. A writing#Noun|writing consisting of multiple glyphs, characters, symbols or sentences.
  2. A book, tome or other set of writings.
  3. (colloquial) A brief written message transmitted between mobile phones.
    Synonyms: text message
  4. (computing) Data which can be interpreted as human-readable text.
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    Antonyms: binary
  5. A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.
  6. (by extension) Anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, etc.
    Synonyms: topic, theme
  7. (printing) A style of writing in large characters; also, a kind of type used in printing.
    Synonyms: text hand
    German text
Translations Translations Translations Verb

text (texts, present participle texting; past and past participle texted)

  1. (transitive) To send a text message to; i.e. to transmit text using the Short Message Service (SMS), or a similar service, between communications devices, particularly mobile phones.
    Synonyms: message, SMS
    Just text me when you get here.
    I'll text the address to you as soon as I find it.
  2. (intransitive) To send and receive text messages.
    Have you been texting all afternoon?
  3. (dated) To write in large characters, as in text hand.

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