wording


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word·ing

 (wûr′dĭng)
n.
The words selected in expressing something, or the style in which words are used.

wording

(ˈwɜːdɪŋ)
n
1. the way in which words are used to express a statement, report, etc, esp a written one
2. the words themselves, as used in a written statement or a sign

word•ing

(ˈwɜr dɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or manner of expressing in words; phrasing.
2. the particular choice of words in which a thing is expressed: I like the thought but not the wording.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wording - the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
formulation, expression - the style of expressing yourself; "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
mot juste - the appropriate word or expression
verbalisation, verbalization - the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization

wording

noun phraseology, words, language, phrasing, terminology, choice of words, mode of expression The wording is so vague that no-one knows what it actually means.

wording

noun
Choice of words and the way in which they are used:
Translations
تَعْبير، صِياغَة العِبارَه
formuleringordlyd
megfogalmazás
orîalag
formulácia

wording

[ˈwɜːdɪŋ] N the wording is unclearestá mal redactado

wording

[ˈwɜːrdɪŋ] n [speech, letter, article, sentence, resolution, law] → termes mpl

wording

nFormulierung f

wording

[ˈwɜːdɪŋ] n (of contract, document) → formulazione f
to change the wording → formulare diversamente

word

(wəːd) noun
1. the smallest unit of language (whether written, spoken or read).
2. a (brief) conversation. I'd like a (quick) word with you in my office.
3. news. When you get there, send word that you've arrived safely.
4. a solemn promise. He gave her his word that it would never happen again.
verb
to express in written or spoken language. How are you going to word the letter so that it doesn't seem rude?
ˈwording noun
the manner of expressing something, the choice of words etc.
ˈword processor noun
a program for writing or editing texts, letters etc and storing them in the computer's memory; a computer used for doing this.
ˈword processing noun
ˌword-ˈperfect adjective
repeated, or able to repeat something, precisely in the original words. a word-perfect performance; He wants to be word-perfect by next week's rehearsal.
by word of mouth
by one person telling another in speech, not in writing. She got the information by word of mouth.
get a word in edgeways
to break into a conversation etc and say something.
in a word
to sum up briefly. In a word, I don't like him.
keep/break one's word
to keep or fail to keep one's promise.
take (someone) at his/her word
to believe (someone) without question and act according to his words.
take someone's word for it
to assume that what someone says is correct (without checking).
word for word
in the exact, original words. That's precisely what he told me, word for word.
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Moreover, unless the wording of an indexed portion of some text-often the title or abstract-is restricted to terms in a thesaurus, an indexer might employ words that a later searcher wouldn't think to use.
This scope is to be respected in his actual words, not conjectured or guessed in some more or less plausible English wording.
Consider the respected psychiatrist who resigned last year as head of a major psychiatric hospital amid accusations of one of his published papers contained paragraphs with wording identical to that in another researcher's previously published report on the same subject.