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message British & World English

A verbal, written, or recorded communication sent to or left for a recipient who cannot be contacted directly

message English Thesaurus

are there any messages for me?

fax message British & World English

A communication sent and received by fax

message box British & World English

A small box that appears on a computer screen, in which instructions to or from a user are displayed

off-message British & World English

(Of a politician) departing from the official party line

on-message British & World English

(Of a politician) stating the official party line

away message British & World English

A message indicating that someone is unavailable, especially on an instant messaging service

error message British & World English

A message displayed on a monitor screen or printout indicating that an incorrect instruction has been given or that there is an error resulting from faulty software or hardware

message board British & World English

An Internet site where users can post comments about a particular issue or topic and reply to other users' postings

message stick British & World English

(Among Australian Aborigines) a piece of wood carved with symbolic patterns, used as a means of communication between communities

text message British & World English

An electronic communication sent and received by mobile phone

instant message British & World English

A message sent via the Internet that appears on the recipient’s screen as soon as it is transmitted

message-bearer British & World English

A person who carries a message or is employed to carry messages

send a message British & World English

Make a significant statement, either implicitly or by one’s actions

message switching British & World English

A mode of data transmission in which a message is sent as a complete unit and routed via a number of intermediate nodes at which it is stored and then forwarded

get the message British & World English

Understand what is implied by a remark or action

mail message in message British & World English

An email or similar electronic communication

metamessage British & World English

An underlying meaning or subtext

message-carrier in message-bearer British & World English

A person who carries a message or is employed to carry messages

get the message in message British & World English

Understand what is implied by a remark or action

send a message in message British & World English

Make a significant statement, either implicitly or by one’s actions

get the message in message English Thesaurus

I realized that he'd never get the message—he was too thick

State of the Union British & World English

A yearly address delivered in January by the President of the US to Congress, giving the administration’s view of the state of the nation and plans for legislation