n 1: the words that are spoken; "I listened to his words very
2: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his
compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote
both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"
[syn: lyric, language]
3: language that is spoken or written; "he has a gift for
words"; "she put her thoughts into words"
4: an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
[syn: quarrel, wrangle, row, run-in, dustup]
5: words making up the dialogue of a play; "the actor forgot
his speech" [syn: actor's line, speech]