English noun: words
|1.||words (communication) the words that are spoken|
|Samples||I listened to his words very closely.|
|Broader (hypernym)||language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication|
|2.||words (communication) the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number|
|Samples||His compositions always started with the lyrics.|
He wrote both words and music.
The song uses colloquial language.
|Broader (hypernym)||text, textual matter|
|Narrower (hyponym)||love lyric|
|Part meronym||song, vocal|
|3.||words (communication) language that is spoken or written|
|Samples||He has a gift for words.|
She put her thoughts into words.
|Broader (hypernym)||language, linguistic communication|
|4.||words (communication) an angry dispute|
|Samples||They had a quarrel.|
They had words.
|Synonyms||dustup, quarrel, row, run-in, wrangle|
|Broader (hypernym)||conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute|
|Narrower (hyponym)||affray, altercation, bicker, bickering, bust-up, fracas, fuss, pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff|
|5.||words (communication) words making up the dialogue of a play|
|Samples||The actor forgot his speech.|
|Synonyms||actor's line, speech|
|Narrower (hyponym)||aside, cue, monologue, soliloquy, throwaway|
|Part meronym||dialog, dialogue|