- 1a written or printed work consisting of words, sentences, etc.
- 2the main body of a printed or written work as distinct from commentary, notes, illustrations, etc.
Using text: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "text" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I received a text message from my friend.
The book contains a lot of historical texts.
The text of the speech was published in the newspaper.
She spent the whole day reading the text for her literature class.
text Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with text
I just got a text message from my boss.
I prefer using a text editor for coding.
a book used as a standard source of information on a particular subject
The professor recommended this textbook for the course.
Origins of text
from Latin 'textus', meaning 'that which is woven'
Summary: text in Brief
The term 'text' [tekst] refers to a written or printed work consisting of words, sentences, etc. It can be a message sent electronically, like 'I received a text message from my friend,' or a book used as a standard source of information, like 'The professor recommended this textbook for the course.'