a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"
a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"
a statement that represents something in words
a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture" or "a gesture of defiance"
the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened); "he showed signs of strain"; "they welcomed the signs of spring"