Definition of password in English:

password

Line breaks: pass|word
Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːswəːd
 
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noun

1A secret word or phrase that must be used to gain admission to a place: if you don’t know the password you can’t come in
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  • They were a secret detective society you see, with secret meetings, and a secret badge, and passwords and codes and everything.
  • My credit is good, I know all my secret passwords, I just live in more than one place.
  • Maybe there is a secret password for obtaining double beds and I don't know as it yet.
Synonyms
word of identification, sign, signal, word; open sesame
Military, archaic watchword, countersign, parole
1.1A string of characters that allows access to a computer, interface, or system: each user has a password in order to log on to the network
More example sentences
  • Keychain is the Mac OS ' secure password storage system, allowing passwords to be accessed through a single master code.
  • With an FTP server, you can specify the user names and passwords of the people allowed into your system.
  • Then one day the computer forgot the mailbox password and no one could connect to access their emails.

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