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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


Synonymspageboy


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


Synonymsvarlet


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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