English noun: text
|1.||text (communication) the words of something written|
|Samples||There were more than a thousand words of text.|
They handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech.
He wants to reconstruct the original text.
|Narrower (hyponym)||column, cookie, copy, draft, draft copy, electronic text, installment, instalment, language, letter, line, lipogram, lyric, missive, stanza, words, written matter|
|Part holonym||book, chapter, foreword, paragraph, passage, preface, prolusion, word order|
|2.||text (communication) a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon|
|Samples||The preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon.|
|Part meronym||Bible, Book, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word, Word of God|
|3.||text (communication) a book prepared for use in schools or colleges|
|Samples||His economics textbook is in its tenth edition.|
The professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy.
|Synonyms||school text, schoolbook, text edition, textbook|
|Narrower (hyponym)||crammer, introduction, primer, reader|
|Antonyms||trade book, trade edition|
|4.||text (communication) the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.)|
|Samples||Pictures made the text easier to understand.|