Script definition

skrĭpt
To write the script for (a film, etc.)
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Script is defined as the written words of a play, movie or show, or a standard message to deliver on the phone or in person.

An example of a script is the screenplay for the movie Chinatown.

An example of a script is the greeting which is spoken when making phone calls for a call center.

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A written document; original manuscript.
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Scripture.
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Script means handwriting, handwriting with connected letters or a printed typeface that is connected like handwriting.

An example of script is calligraphy.

An example of script is cursive writing.

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The manuscript, or a copy of the text, of a stage, film, radio, or television show.
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A style of type that imitates handwriting.
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(computers) A simple program in a language that the computer must convert to machine language each time the program is run.
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Handwriting.
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A copy of a text used by a director or performer.
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A style of writing with cursive characters.
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A particular system of writing.

Cuneiform script.

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The matter set in this type.
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The text of a play, broadcast, or movie.
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Handwriting; written words, letters, or figures.
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A style of handwriting; manner or method of forming letters or figures.
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(printing) A typeface that looks like handwriting, with the letters seemingly connected when typeset.
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To make or write a script.
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(law) The original of a legal instrument, as opposed to a copy.
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(typography) Type made in imitation of handwriting.
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(countable, law) An original instrument or document.
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(countable) The written document containing the dialogue and action for a drama; the text of a stage play, movie, or other performance. Especially, the final form used for the performance itself.
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(computing) A file containing a list of user commands, allowing them to be invoked once to execute in sequence.
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(linguistics) A system of writing adapted to a particular language or set of languages.
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An abbreviation for a prescription.
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To prepare (a text) for filming or broadcasting.
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Scriptural.
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(computers) To write (code) for a program.
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To arrange, direct, or control (an event or a person) as if supplying a script.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
script
Plural:
Scripts

Origin of script

  • Middle English skript a piece of writing alteration of scrite from Old French escrit from Latin scrīptum from neuter past participle of scrībere to write skrībh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English scrit, Latin scriptum (something written), from scrÄ«bō (“write").

    From Wiktionary