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1. text

noun. ['ˈtɛkst'] the words of something written.

Synonyms

  • letter
  • electronic text
  • lipogram
  • book
  • words
  • draft
  • missive
  • matter
  • cookie
  • written matter
  • publication
  • prolusion
  • stanza
  • lyric
  • word order
  • instalment
  • chapter
  • column
  • draft copy
  • passage
  • copy
  • foreword
  • language
  • preface
  • textual matter
  • line
  • paragraph

Antonyms

  • nonpayment
  • text edition
  • discharge
  • demobilization

Etymology

  • texte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • textus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Text

  • perplexed
  • flexed
  • annexed
  • vexed
  • sexed
  • next
  • kekst
  • hext

Example sentences of the word text


1. Adjective
You will be able to retrieve any text messages sent or received before this timestamp.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Include a copy of the text of your amendment along with information about the member.

3. Verb, base form
Speak the words that you want Siri to convert to text.

4. Adverb
Microsoft Word 2013 recognizes text structured as Web URLs and automatically converts them to hyperlinks by default.

Quotes containing the word text


1. During the Middle Ages they understood that words accompanied by imagery are much more memorable. By making the margins of a book colorful and beautiful, illuminations help make the text unforgettable. It's unfortunate that we've lost the art of illumination.
- Joshua Foer

2. The Bhagavad Gita--that ancient Indian Yogic text--says that it is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

3. The other day I got a text from a boy, but it wasn't hot. I mean, if you're going to text me every day, you haven't seen me for months and you're trying to seduce me, you'd better spice up that text and make it more exciting than 'How was your day? I hope you're having a beautiful one.' Sadly, I haven't been doing a lot of kissing lately.
- Chloe Sevigny

2. text-matching

noun. a computer program that looks for text that matches a given text.

Synonyms

  • program
  • computer programme
  • programme

Antonyms

  • object program
  • hardware

3. text

noun. ['ˈtɛkst'] a book prepared for use in schools or colleges.

Synonyms

  • textbook
  • reader
  • introduction
  • book
  • primer
  • school text
  • text edition
  • crammer

Antonyms

  • natural language
  • artificial language
  • inactivity
  • natural object

Etymology

  • texte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • textus (Latin)

4. text

noun. ['ˈtɛkst'] the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.).

Antonyms

  • unemotional

Etymology

  • texte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • textus (Latin)

5. text

noun. ['ˈtɛkst'] a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon.

Synonyms

  • Holy Scripture
  • Scripture
  • Word
  • Book
  • Word of God
  • Christian Bible
  • Good Book
  • passage
  • Holy Writ

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • uncover
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance

Etymology

  • texte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • textus (Latin)
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