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message meaning

EN[ˈmɛsɪdʒ]
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  • A message is a discrete unit of communication intended by the source for consumption by some recipient or group of recipients. A message may be delivered by various means, including courier, telegraphy, carrier pigeon and electronic bus.
  • A message can be the content of a broadcast. An interactive exchange of messages forms a conversation.
  • One example of a message is a communiqué (pronounced /kəˈmjuːnɨkeɪ/), which is a brief report or statement released by a public agency.
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    Definition of message in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmessagesPREmés-SUF-age
    1. A communication, or what is communicated; any concept or information conveyed.
      1. An underlying theme or conclusion to be drawn from something.
        1. Even without hovering drones, a lurking assassin, a thumping score and a denouement, the real-life story of Edward Snowden, a rogue spy on the run, could be straight out of the cinema. But, as with Hollywood, the subplots and exotic locations may distract from the real message: America’s discomfort and its foes’ glee.
    2. VerbSGmessagesPRmessagingPT, PPmessaged
      1. To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
        1. Just message me for directions.
        2. I messaged her about the concert.
      2. To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.
        1. She messaged me the information yesterday.
        2. Please message the final report by fax.
      3. VI To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.
        1. We've implemented a new messaging service.
        2. The runaway computer program was messaging non-stop.
      4. OBS To bear as a message.
      5. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • At one point, James took to social media to post semicryptic messages about the importance of fitting in.
          • It means hip-hop’s mixed messages just got a littler mixeder.
          • After the kitten had died, Robins sent a text message to Knutton saying: "Remember the saying: 'What goes around comes around?' It has started already to bite you in the arse. The cat? Karma."
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Message latency is much more of an issue on a WAN than on a LAN.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The Flow of Attention graph’s choppy curves showed weak visual connectedness which means viewers had trouble following the story and explained why they could not playback the ad’s key message.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Intransitive verbs
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          Grammatically, this word "message" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb.
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