password

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

pass +‎ word

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpæswɜːɹd/
  • (Southern England) IPA(key): /ˈpɑːswɜː(ɹ)d/
  • (file)
  • (Northern England) IPA(key): /ˈpæswɜːd/
  • Hyphenation: pass‧word

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Noun[edit]

password (plural passwords)

  1. A word used to gain admittance or to gain access to information; watchword.
  2. (computing) A string of characters used to log in to a computer or network, to access a level in a video game, etc.
    A strong password has a mixture of lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers, and punctuation marks.

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Verb[edit]

password (third-person singular simple present passwords, present participle passwording, simple past and past participle passworded)

  1. (computing, transitive) To protect with a password.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1983, borrowed from English password.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpʰɑːsˌwœːd̥]

Noun[edit]

password n (singular definite passwordet, plural indefinite password or passwords)

  1. (computing) password

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English password.

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Noun[edit]

password f (invariable)

  1. (computing) password
    Synonym: parola d'ordine

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English password

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

password f (plural passwords)

  1. (computing) password (secret string of characters used to access a system)
    Synonyms: palavra-passe, senha

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

password m (plural passwords)

  1. password

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pass‧word
  • IPA(key): /ˈpaswoɾd/

Noun[edit]

password

  1. Alternative spelling of pasword

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