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English noun: page

1. page (communication) one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains

Broader (hypernym)folio, leaf

Narrower (hyponym)bastard title, facing pages, foldout, full page, gatefold, half page, half title, recto, sports page, spread, spread head, spreadhead, title page, verso

Part holonymdog-ear, folio, margin, page number, pagination, paging

Substance holonympaper

2. Page (person) English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)

SynonymsSir Frederick Handley Page

Instance hypernymindustrialist

3. Page (person) United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)

SynonymsThomas Nelson Page

Instance hypernymauthor, diplomat, diplomatist, writer

4. page (person) a boy who is employed to run errands


Broader (hypernym)errand boy, messenger boy

5. page (person) a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings

Broader (hypernym)attendant, attender, tender

6. page (person) in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood


Broader (hypernym)attendant, attender, tender

English verb: page

1. page (communication) contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)summon

2. page (social) work as a page

SamplesHe is paging in Congress this summer.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)work

3. page (communication) number the pages of a book or manuscript

Synonymsfoliate, paginate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)number

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