Definition of word verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

word

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//wɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɜːrd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they word
BrE BrE//wɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɜːrd//
 
he / she / it words
BrE BrE//wɜːdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɜːrdz//
 
past simple worded
BrE BrE//ˈwɜːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrdɪd//
 
past participle worded
BrE BrE//ˈwɜːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrdɪd//
 
-ing form wording
BrE BrE//ˈwɜːdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrdɪŋ//
 
 
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[often passive] word something to write or say something using particular words How was the letter worded (= what did it say exactly)? Word Origin Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch woord and German Wort, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin verbum ‘word’.Extra examples He issued a very strongly worded statement denying any involvement in the plot. It’s the same sentiment, though worded rather differently. We need to word our question carefully. a poorly worded request that resulted in confusion
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