script

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English scrit, borrowed from Old French escrit, from Latin scriptum (something written), from scrībō (write).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skɹɪpt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪpt

Noun[edit]

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script (countable and uncountable, plural scripts)

  1. (countable, obsolete) A writing; a written document.
    Synonyms: cursive, hand, handwriting, manuscript
  2. Written characters; style of writing.
  3. (typography) Type made in imitation of handwriting.
    Synonym: cursive
  4. (countable, law) An original instrument or document.
  5. (countable) The written document containing the dialogue and action for a drama; the text of a stage play, movie, or other performance. Especially, the final form used for the performance itself.
    Hyponyms: screenplay, teleplay
  6. (computing) A file containing a list of user commands, allowing them to be invoked once to execute in sequence.
    Synonyms: batch file, macro, shell script
    Hyponyms: coffeescript, here-script, postscript
  7. (linguistics) A system of writing adapted to a particular language or set of languages.
    Synonyms: language script, writing system
  8. Short for prescription.

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Verb[edit]

script (third-person singular simple present scripts, present participle scripting, simple past and past participle scripted)

  1. (transitive) To make or write a script.
  2. (transitive) To devise, concoct, or contrive.
    • 2018, James Lambert, “Setting the Record Straight: An In-depth Examination of Hobson-Jobson”, in International Journal of Lexicography, volume 31, number 4, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/ijl/ecy010, page 487:
      Such hedging is necessitated by the lack of in-depth knowledge of the contents, which also gives free rein to the scripting of unsubstantiated factoids concerning the book.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English script.

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script n (plural scripts, diminutive scriptje n)

  1. script (written text of a dramatic performance)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English script. Doublet of écrit.

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Noun[edit]

script m (plural scripts)

  1. script (written dialogue for a play, film, etc.)

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Hungarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English script.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈskript]
  • Hyphenation: script

Noun[edit]

script (plural scriptek)

  1. (computing) script

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative script scriptek
accusative scriptet scripteket
dative scriptnek scripteknek
instrumental scripttel scriptekkel
causal-final scriptért scriptekért
translative scriptté scriptekké
terminative scriptig scriptekig
essive-formal scriptként scriptekként
essive-modal
inessive scriptben scriptekben
superessive scripten scripteken
adessive scriptnél scripteknél
illative scriptbe scriptekbe
sublative scriptre scriptekre
allative scripthez scriptekhez
elative scriptből scriptekből
delative scriptről scriptekről
ablative scripttől scriptektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
scripté scripteké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
scriptéi scriptekéi
Possessive forms of script
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. scriptem scriptjeim
2nd person sing. scripted scriptjeid
3rd person sing. scriptje scriptjei
1st person plural scriptünk scriptjeink
2nd person plural scriptetek scriptjeitek
3rd person plural scriptjük scriptjeik

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English script. Doublet of escrito.

Noun[edit]

script m (plural scripts)

  1. (acting) script (text of the dialogue and action for a drama)
    Synonym: roteiro
  2. (computing) script (source code that is interpreted rather than compiled)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initially inherited from Latin scriptum as the past participle of scrie, which was later replaced by scris. The current meaning is borrowed from English script.

Noun[edit]

script n (plural scripturi)

  1. script (of a film, play, show, etc.)

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