Meaning of MESSAGE in English

(~s, messaging, ~d)

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


A ~ 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 ~ you were trying to reach me...

Would you like to leave a ~?...



The ~ 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 ~ was unequivocal...

I think they got the ~ that this is wrong.

N-COUNT: usu sing, usu with supp


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

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

She ~d him saying she wished they were together.

VERB: V, V n

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