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English noun: input

1. input (communication) signal going into an electronic system


Synonymsinput signal


Broader (hypernym)sign, signal, signaling

2. input (communication) a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information


SamplesFrom time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account.


Synonymscomment, remark


Broader (hypernym)statement


Narrower (hyponym)ad-lib, banality, barb, bromide, cliche, commonplace, conversation stopper, courtesy, crack, dig, gambit, gibe, jibe, mention, obiter dictum, observation, passing comment, platitude, ploy, quip, reference, reflection, reflexion, rib, sally, shaft, shot, slam, stopper, wisecrack, zinger

3. input (cognition) any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action


Synonymsstimulant, stimulation, stimulus


Broader (hypernym)information


Narrower (hyponym)conditioned stimulus, cue, discriminative stimulus, elicitation, evocation, induction, kick, negative stimulation, negative stimulus, positive stimulus, reinforcement, reinforcer, reinforcing stimulus, turn-on, turnoff

4. input (artifact) a component of production; something that goes into the production of output


Broader (hypernym)component, constituent, element


English verb: input

1. input (contact) enter (data or a program) into a computer


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)enter, infix, insert, introduce


Domain categorycomputer science, computing









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