Text are the words in a written work.(noun)
An example of text is the words in a book.
Text is defined as to send a text message, often by cell phone.(verb)
An example of text is to send a message to your family to tell them you will be home late.
See text in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr texte < L textus, fabric, structure, text < pp. of texere, to weave: see technic
See text in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English texte
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin textus, written account
Origin: , from Latin, structure, context, body of a passage
Origin: , from past participle of texere, to weave, fabricate; see teks- in Indo-European roots.
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