Language

Noun

  • (uncountable) Manner of expression.
  • (uncountable) Profanity.
  • (countable) A body of words, and set of methods of combining them (called a grammar), understood by a community and used as a form of communication.

    "the English language and the German language are related"

  • (uncountable) The vocabulary and usage of a particular specialist field.

    "legal language; "

  • (computing, countable) A computer language; a machine language.
  • (uncountable) The particular words used in a speech or a passage of text.

    "The language he used to talk to me was obscene."

  • A languet, a flat plate in or below the flue pipe of an organ.
  • (uncountable) The ability to communicate using words.

    "the gift of language"

  • (countable, uncountable) A body of sounds, signs and/or signals by which animals communicate, and by which plants are sometimes also thought to communicate.
  • (uncountable) The particular words used in a speech or a passage of text.

    "The language used in the law does not permit any other interpretation."

  • (countable) A body of words, and set of methods of combining them (called a grammar), understood by a community and used as a form of communication.

    "deaf and mute people communicate using languages like ASL"

  • (countable, uncountable) The expression of thought (the communication of meaning) in a specified way.

    "body language; "

Verb

  • (rare, now nonstandard) To communicate by language; to express in language.

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