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mes·sage

 (mĕs′ĭj)
n.
1.
a. A usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another: I found the message you left at my desk. She sent me a quick message by email.
b. The substance of such a communication; the point or points conveyed: gestured to a waiter, who got the message and brought the bill.
2. A statement made or read before a gathering: a retiring coach's farewell message.
3. A basic thesis or lesson; a moral: a play with a message.
v.tr. mes·saged, mes·sag·ing, mes·sag·es
1. To send a message to.
2. To send as a message: messaged the report by cable.
v.intr.
To send a message; communicate.
Idioms:
off message
Deviating from a planned set of remarks or positions: The aides worried that the candidate would make a gaffe if he went off message.
on message
Following a planned set of remarks or positions.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin missāticum, from Latin missus, past participle of mittere, to send.]

messaging

(ˈmɛsɪdʒɪŋ)
n
1. (Computer Science) the practice of sending and receiving written communications by computer or mobile phone
2. (Telecommunications) the practice of sending and receiving written communications by computer or mobile phone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.messaging - the sending and processing of e-mail by computermessaging - the sending and processing of e-mail by computer
electronic communication - communication by computer
Translations

messaging

[ˈmesɪdʒɪŋ] Nmensajería f

messaging

[ˈmɛsɪdʒɪŋ] n (COMPUTING)messagerie f

messaging

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