Meaning of MESSAGE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ mesɪdʒ ]

( messages, messaging, messaged)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


A message is a piece of information or a request that you send to someone or leave for them when you cannot speak to them directly.

I got a message you were trying to reach me...

Would you like to leave a message?...



The message that someone is trying to communicate, for example in a book or play, is the idea or point that they are trying to communicate.

The report’s message was unequivocal...

I think they got the message that this is wrong.

N-COUNT : usu sing , usu with supp


If you message someone, you send them a message electronically using a computer or another device such as a mobile phone.

People who message a lot feel unpopular if they don’t get many back...

She messaged him saying she wished they were together.

VERB : V , V n

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