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English noun: message

1. message (communication) a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled

SamplesHe sent a three-word message.

Broader (hypernym)communication

Narrower (hyponym)broadcast, cipher, cypher, dedication, heliogram, inscription, mail, packet, phone message, radiogram, telegram, telephone message, wire

2. message (communication) what a communication that is about something is about

Synonymscontent, subject matter, substance

Broader (hypernym)communication

Narrower (hyponym)acknowledgement, acknowledgment, approval, aside, body, bunk, commendation, commitment, corker, counsel, counseling, counselling, dedication, digression, direction, direction, disapproval, discourtesy, disrespect, divagation, drivel, entry, excursus, garbage, guidance, hokum, humor, humour, import, info, information, insertion, instruction, interpolation, latent content, meaning, meaninglessness, memorial, narration, narrative, nonsense, nonsensicality, offer, offering, opinion, packaging, parenthesis, petition, postulation, promotion, promotional material, proposal, publicity, refusal, reminder, request, respects, sensationalism, shocker, significance, signification, statement, statement, story, subject, submission, tale, theme, topic, view, wit, witticism, wittiness

English verb: message

1. message (communication) send a message to

SamplesShe messaged the committee.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across

Verb groupmessage

2. message (communication) send as a message

SamplesShe messaged the final report by fax.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across

Verb groupmessage, message

3. message (communication) send a message

SamplesThere is no messaging service at this company.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)communicate

Verb groupmessage

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