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Etymology

French, from Late Latin missaticum, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mittere, missum (to send).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
message

Plural
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  1. Any concept or information conveyed by the use of (usually written) symbols.
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Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to message

Third person singular
messages

Simple past
messaged

Past participle
-

Present participle
messaging

to message (third-person singular simple present messages, present participle messaging, simple past and past participle messaged)
  1. To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
    Just message me for directions.
    I messaged her about the concert.
  2. To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.
    She messaged me the information yesterday.
    Please message the final report by fax.
  3. (intransitive) To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.
    We've implemented a new messaging service.
    The runaway computer program was messaging non-stop.
  4. (obsolete) To bear as a message.

Synonyms

  • (send a text message to): text

See also

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