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Message appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Flash message!

Message appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • "At a draft, I memo deer from one Vegas seminar I ran," I message, "venom or freedom emit far data."
  • "Now erase us – sign it 'Al, legal felon’," I message, "Vote me to Vegas: Seminole flagellating issues are won!"
  • To lash Tab’s redness re Kate, gas semi-zany Alp-side women, Nemo… we display Nazi message-takers/senders’ baths a lot.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun message:


The word message is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun message

What does message mean as a name of something?

Message is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: messages

  1. a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
    • example: he sent a three-word message
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: communication = something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
    • more specific terms:
      • broadcast = message that is transmitted by radio or television
      • cipher / cypher = a message written in a secret code
      • heliogram = a message transmitted by means of the sun's rays
      • mail = the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
      • telephone message / phone message = a message transmitted by telephone
      • radiogram = a message transmitted by wireless telegraphy
      • inscription / dedication = a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
      • telegram / wire = a message transmitted by telegraph
      • packet = a message or message fragment
  2. what a communication that is about something is about

Alternative definition of the noun message


  1. A communication, or what is communicated; any concept or information conveyed.
  2. An underlying theme or conclusion to be drawn from something.
  3. A text message
  4. An instant message
  5. An email

Definition of the verb message

What does message mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: messaged | messaging | messages

  1. send a message to
  2. send as a message
  3. send a message
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • more generic word: communicate = be in verbal contact

Alternative definition of the verb message


  1. To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
  2. To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.
  3. [intransitive] To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.
  4. [obsolete] To bear as a message.


"Message" a.k.a. "Mohammad, Messenger of God": The Message is a 1976/1977 film and Quranic epic directed by Moustapha Akkad chronicling the life and times of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam. Released in Arabic and English, Mohammad, Messenger of God serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.


"Message": — F.


  1. "MESSAGE" is the second album released on 2001 by the Okinawa band Mongol800.
  2. "Message" is the second studio album by Japanese pop singer Aya Ueto. It was released on March 3, 2004 on Flight Master.
  3. "Message" is the eleventh single by Japanese artist Masaharu Fukuyama. It was released on October 2, 1995.
  4. "Message" is a musical album of Mamiko Takai.
    • released on (26 years ago)
  5. "Message" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Message" is a musical album of Kitahara, Aiko.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  7. "Message" is a musical single of G-YUN.
    • released on
  8. "Message" is a musical album of Message.
    • released in (40 years ago)
  9. "Message" is a composition.
  10. "message" is a musical single of Vivid.
    • released on
  11. "MESSAGE" is a musical single of JACRREN.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  12. "Message" is a musical single of G-YUN.
    • released on
  13. "MESSAGE" is a musical single of My Name.
    • released on
  14. "Message" is a musical album of Pēteris Vasks, Latvijas nacionālais simfoniskais orķestris, Krišs Russman.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  15. "Message" is a musical single of Borghesia.
    • released in (25 years ago)
  16. "message" is a cataloged instance, composition.
    • music and lyrics by Ayaka


  1. Message was a hard rock band that was formed in New Jersey around 1980. The original members of the band were Dean Fasano, Richie Sambora, Simon Gannett, Bruce Foster, Alec John Such, and Andy Rubbo. The band disabanded shortly after giving out one record, but the lead singer, Dean Fasano gave out three more records later under the band name with a different setting.
  2. Message is a musical group.
    • albums: "Using the Head", "The Dawn Anew Is Coming", "Message", "Synapse", "From Books and Dreams", "Miles of Smiles", "Astral Journeys"

There are other groups with in their name, like Love Message, Message from God, Message to Omega and The World Wide Message Tribe.

Phrases with Message

Phrases starting with the word Message:

  1. message pad
  2. Message Board
  3. Message Stick
  4. Message broker

Phrases ending with the word Message:

  1. On Message
  2. On-Message
  3. Off-Message
  4. Mood Message
  5. Text Message
  6. Error message
  7. Mixed Message
  8. phone message
  9. Voice message
  10. send a message
  11. Address Message
  12. Arecibo Message
  13. Instant Message
  14. Picture Message
  15. telephone message
  16. to send a message

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Message

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Google previewNew Testament Words (1976)

by William Barclay

The Christian message is a word of good news (Acts 15.7). It brings to us tidings about God which set...

Google previewShut Up and Say Something (2010)

Business Communication Strategies to Overcome Challenges and Influence Listeners by Karen Friedman

However, in our own sessions, we find there is often confusion as to what a message is, what it isn't, and how to develop one that will resonate with specific listeners. First, let's start by debunking a few myths: Myth: A message is a slogan.

Google previewABC of Communication Studies (1998)

by David Gill, Bridget Adams

Strictly speaking, a message is the meaning conveyed in the process of communication, whereas a signal or text is what is actually...

Google previewAdvertising And Sales Promotion (2009)

by S H H Kazmi, Satish K Batra

The message is the thought, idea, attitude, image, or other information that the advertiser wishes to convey to the targeted...

Google preview1,001 CCNA Routing and Switching Practice Questions For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice) (2014)

by Glen E. Clarke

FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF The DHCP discover message is a broadcast message which is used to locate the DHCP server on the...

Google previewIndustrial Communication Technology Handbook, Second Edition (2014)

by Richard Zurawski

The message is a SafetyNET p frame identified by a header value of 0x81 and contains an identification data section with the same structure as the RTFL Network verification acknowledgment message. The RTFN connection management set ...

Google previewWinning Your Election the Wellstone Way (2008)

A Comprehensive Guide for Candidates and Campaign Workers by Jeff Blodgett, Bill Lofy

For some, message is a sound bite or a slogan.

Google previewModern Coding Theory (2008)

by Tom Richardson, Rüdiger Urbanke

We claim that for the BEC the general message-passingrulessummarizedinFigure . simplifytothe following: atavariable node the outgoing message is an erasure if all incoming messages are erasures.

Google previewManagement of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes (2008)

by Olli Varis, Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

The core message is that being at risk is a function of rapid changes to the hydrological aspects of a shared river basin in the face of institutional inability to deal with those rapid changes. The Basins at Risk are therefore in this category ...

Google previewLogo Mania (2006)

by Bob Gill

Gill's message is that for every logo job, there are many solutions, not just one perfect mark.

Google previewWhat Psychotherapists Should Know About Disability (2012)

by Rhoda Olkin

A second message is that disability is cute, like freckles or ringlets. A third message is that disability is just another aspect of a person, like, say, having red hair. This underplays the radical psychosocial impact of having a visible disability (see ...

Google previewThe Apocalypse (1991)

by Adela Yarbro Collins

New Testament Message is a commentary series designed to bring the best of biblical scholarship to a wide audience. Anyone who is sensitive to the mood of the church today is aware of a deep craving for the Word of God. This interest in ...

Google previewS-business (2003)

Reinventing the Services Organization by James A. Alexander, Mark Hordes

Market Message A market message is the key communication for demonstrating your potential value to your defined market space. It is communicated by...

Hence, an appropriate market message is a key component of any marketing system.

Google previewFaith in the Age of Science (2012)

Atheism, Religion, and the Big Yellow Crane by Mark Silversides

According to those who wish to disparage monotheistic religion, the essential message is that God is a child slayer.

Google previewPython Essential Reference (2009)

by David Beazley

warn(message[, category[, stacklevel]]) Issues a warning. message is a string containing the warning message, category is the warning class (such as Deprecationwarning), and stacklevel is an integer that specifies the stack frame from which ...

Google previewDictionary of it Terms (2009)

by S.k.bansal

message authentication of characters intended to convey information. 3. In programming languages, a request for an object to perform one of its operations. 4. In electronic mail, an information object transferred between user agents.

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Church and Religious Organization Marketing (2013)

by Robert E Stevens, David L Loudon, Henry Cole, Bruce Wrenn

A message should: attract Attention, hold Interest, build a Desire, and produce Action. This approach to promotion planning coincides with the adoption process consumers go through in making decisions about religious organizations.

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Professional Services Marketing (2009)

by Kenneth E. Clow, Robert E Stevens

Message. An advertisingmessage is simply whatis communicated ( verbally and nonverbally) byanad.This informationis transmitted from the sender ( advertiser) to the audience, and is both what issaidand how itis said.

Google previewThe Presidential-Congressional Political Dictionary (2007)

by Jeffrey M. Elliot, Sheikh R. Ali

Presidential Leadership Budget Message United States government receipt and expenditure estimates for the next Fiscal year presented by the president to the Congress. The Budget Message is prepared by the Office of Management and ...

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Quotes about Message

What's the message in Metallica? There is no message, but if there was a message, it really should be look within yourself, don't listen to me, don't listen to James, don't listen to anybody, look within yourself for the answers. (Lars Ulrich)
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Scrabble value of M3E1S1S1A1G2E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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