- words collectively, or the number of words (of a story, novel, etc.)
- verbiage; wordiness
- wording; diction
- Words considered as a group, or the manner in which words are used: “He stammered indistinctly, searching for the correct wordage” (Tom Robbins).
- The number of words used, as in a novel: Is the author's payment based on total wordage?
(countable and uncountable, plural wordages)