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Synonyms of data in English:

noun or plural noun

  • 1 a lack of data on the drug's side effects
    facts, figures, statistics, details, particulars, specifics;
    informal info
  • Usage


    In Latin, data is the plural of datum and, historically and in specialized scientific fields, it is also treated as a plural in English, taking a plural verb, as in the data were collected and classified. In modern nonscientific use, however, it is generally not treated as a plural. Instead, it is treated as a mass noun, similar to a word like information, which takes a singular verb. Sentences such as data was collected over a number of years are now widely accepted in standard English
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