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  1. put into words or an expression
    "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
    give voice  formulate  word  phrase  articulate 
  1. a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
    "he forgot the password"
    password  watchword  word  parole  countersign 
  2. an exchange of views on some topic
    "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
    discussion  give-and-take  word 
  3. information about recent and important events
    "they awaited news of the outcome"
    news  intelligence  tidings  word 
  4. a promise
    "he gave his word"
    parole  word  word of honor 
  5. a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
  6. a brief statement
    "he didn't say a word about it"
  7. a verbal command for action
    "when I give the word, charge!"
  8. a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory
    "large computers use words up to 64 bits long"
WordNet Lexical Database v3.0, © 2006 Princeton University