Associations to the word «Message»


MESSAGE, noun. A communication, or what is communicated; any concept or information conveyed.
MESSAGE, noun. An underlying theme or conclusion to be drawn from something.
MESSAGE, verb. To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
MESSAGE, verb. To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.
MESSAGE, verb. (intransitive) To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.
MESSAGE, verb. (obsolete) To bear as a message.
MESSAGE BOARD, noun. A board on which messages may be posted, especially one in a public space.
MESSAGE BOARD, noun. (computing) a system in which users may send, read and reply to public messages; an electronic bulletin board or forum.
MESSAGE BOARDS, noun. Plural of message board
MESSAGE BROKER, noun. (computing) An intermediary program that translates a message from the formal messaging protocol of the sender to the formal messaging protocol of the receiver in a telecommunication network where programs communicate by exchanging formally-defined messages.
MESSAGE COUPLING, noun. (computing) a the loosest form of coupling that can be achieved by a state of decentralization
MESSAGE COUPLINGS, noun. Plural of message coupling
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE, noun. A message written on a scrap of paper, rolled-up and put in an empty bottle and set adrift on the ocean; traditionally, a method used by castaways to advertise their distress to the outside world
MESSAGE STICK, noun. (Australia) A piece of wood, etched with angular lines and dots, traditionally used by Australian aborigines to communicate messages between different clans and language groups.
MESSAGE STICKS, noun. Plural of message stick

Dictionary definition

MESSAGE, noun. A communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled; "he sent a three-word message".
MESSAGE, noun. What a communication that is about something is about.
MESSAGE, verb. Send a message to; "She messaged the committee".
MESSAGE, verb. Send as a message; "She messaged the final report by fax".
MESSAGE, verb. Send a message; "There is no messaging service at this company".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats