To show plainly; indicate; make manifest; esp., to show that one has (a specified quality, feeling, etc.)
Something asserted; positive statement; declaration
The definition of a figure of speech is an expression that means something different than the literal meaning of the words.
The manner in which something is phrased; wording.
A picture or image that is used to decorate or clarify a text.
The definition of a phrase is two or more words that express an idea and are a part of a sentence.
To set forth in words; state:
A traditional form of speech
(Countable) A word or phrase that is used to replace another in this way.
To pronounce words; speak aloud.
To make clear or evident; show plainly; reveal; evince
The definition of a character is a unique symbol, letter or mark used in writing.
The definition of an utterance is a statement, especially one made verbally or out-loud.
The words selected in expressing something, or the style in which words are used.
The act or result of interpreting; explanation, meaning, translation, exposition, etc.
A new device, method, or process developed from study and experimentation:
Anything created; esp., something original created by the imagination; invention, design, etc.
Putting into understandable form
Explanation or interpretation in the form of a series of comments or observations:
The identification by a medical provider of a condition, disease, or injury made by evaluating the symptoms and signs presented by a patient.
The definition of a definition is a statement of what a word or phrase means.
A translation or version
A mutual defining of terms, declaration of motives, etc. to clear up a misunderstanding or settle a dispute
A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in keep tabs on.
A twisting or distortion of the face, as in expressing pain, contempt, disgust, etc., or a wry look as in seeking to amuse
A facial expression characterized by an upward curving of the corners of the mouth and indicating pleasure, amusement, or derision.
A fool or dupe; sucker
A scornful tone or statement.
Any of various freshwater or marine fishes having a large head, especially an eelpout or a bullhead.
The definition of a simper is a coy or silly smile.
The act or look of one who grins
The definition of an emotion is a mental state that is spontaneous and does not come from conscious effort.
The way things seem to be
The effectiveness and degree of clarity of word choice, and presentation of said words.
Characterized by the use of clear, expressive language:
Giving convincing evidence or conclusive proof
The definition of eloquent is expressive and persuasive.
(Gram.) Designating or of a present tense or past tense in which a form of do is used as an auxiliary for emphasis (Ex.: I do care, we did go)
The definition of expressive is showing feeling, or full of meaning.
The definition of indicative is a type of behavior that gives a suggestion or shows something.
Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
Changing, or causing to change, place or position
Full of, or fond of using, maxims, proverbs, etc., esp. in a way that is ponderously trite and moralizing
Having or expressing a meaning:
Boastful, bombastic, etc.
A characteristic feature of Attic Greek.
The definition of a colloquialism is a word or expression used in casual language by common people.
The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.
An explicit, formal announcement, either oral or written.
(Slang) An illegal, mildly psychedelic derivative of amphetamine, C11H15NO2, that slows down reactions and thought; MDMA
(Genetics) The relative degree to which a trait caused by a gene is manifested in an individual
Constitution; mode of construction, organization, etc.; system.
Any expression of displeasure or disapproval
The information indicated by a measuring instrument.
The definition of intonation is the way the pitch of your voice goes up and down as you talk or reciting something by singing it.
Terseness or succinctness of style or expression.
The manner or means of communication between living creatures other than humans:
A way of looking; appearance
(--- Radio) A variation in the amplitude, frequency, or phase of a wave in accordance with some signal
A word, phrase, or sentence chosen as expressive of the goals or ideals of a nation, group, family, etc. and inscribed on a seal, banner, coin, coat of arms, etc.
Speech, especially a conversation or parley.
The way in which words and phrases are used in speech or writing; style.
The facial features and expression of a person, esp. when regarded as indicative of character
The definition of a remark is a statement about something you noticed.
The definition of a show is a demonstration, display, or performance.
Any linguistic unit, as a word, letter, etc., that is the symbol of an idea, function, etc.
A vehicle, such as an aircraft, used to transport passengers, mail, or freight.
The use of a word or words in a figurative sense
The ability to produce such sounds:
To cause (oneself) to lie down, as for rest.
(Linguistics) The change in pronunciation of historically or variably consonant (typically sonorant) sounds as vowels. For example, the syllabic /l/ in words like people or the coda one in words like cold or coal are variably realized as a high back vowel or glide"”[ÊŠ], [u], [É¤] or [o]"”in many dialects of English in the US, UK, and the Southern Hemisphere. For example, in African American Vernacular English, one common pronunciation of the words "people", "cold", and "coal" is [pÊ°ipÊŠ], [kÊ°oÉ¤d], or [kÊ°oÉ¤] respectively.
Vivid, effective, or persuasive communication in speech or artistic performance
A kind or sort:
Position or situation with regard to seeing; that position which enables one to look in a particular direction; position in relation to the points of the compass.
(Obs.) The way a thing looks; appearance
A surface of a thing
The face or facial expression of a person; countenance.
The act or an instance of expressing in words
Something fashioned or devised systematically:
a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
The definition of a formula is a group of mathematical symbols that express a relationship or that are used to solve a problem, or a way to make something.
the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
The definition of a saying is something that has been said, like a motto or catch phrase.
An inaccurate explanation, interpretation, or report; a misunderstanding.
The act or instance of looking:
The act, process, or an instance of narrating.
(Law) A settlement whereby the creditors of a debtor about to enter bankruptcy agree, in return for some financial consideration, usually proffered immediately, to the discharge of their respective claims on receipt of payment which is in a lesser amount than that actually owed on the claim.
To give release or expression to (thoughts or feelings)
To expose (a substance) to fresh air so as to keep in good condition
A representation or description:
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