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Definition of text verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [transitive, intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they text
    he / she / it texts
    past simple texted
    -ing form texting
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  1. to send someone a written message using a cell phone text (somebody) Text me when you're on your way. Kids seem to be texting non-stop these days. text somebody something I'll text you the final score. see also SMS
  2. texting noun [uncountable]
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  3. Too much texting can cause serious injury to the hands.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: text