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English

Etymology

From Middle English scrit, borrowed from Old French escrit, from Latin scriptum (something written), from scr?b? ("write").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /skpt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -?pt

Noun

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script (countable and uncountable, plural scripts)

  1. (countable, obsolete) A writing; a written document.
    Synonyms: cursive, hand, handwriting, manuscript
  2. Written characters; style of writing.
  3. (typography) Type made in imitation of handwriting.
    Synonym: cursive
  4. (countable, law) An original instrument or document.
  5. (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.
    Hyponyms: screenplay, teleplay
  6. (computing) A file containing a list of user commands, allowing them to be invoked once to execute in sequence.
    Synonyms: batch file, macro, shell script
    Hyponyms: coffeescript, here-script, postscript
  7. (linguistics) A system of writing adapted to a particular language or set of languages.
    Synonyms: language script, writing system
  8. Short for prescription.

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Verb

script (third-person singular simple present scripts, present participle scripting, simple past and past participle scripted)

  1. (transitive) To make or write a script.
  2. (transitive) To devise, concoct, or contrive.
    • 2018, James Lambert, "Setting the Record Straight: An In-depth Examination of Hobson-Jobson", in International Journal of Lexicography, volume 31, number 4, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/ijl/ecy010, page 487:
      Such hedging is necessitated by the lack of in-depth knowledge of the contents, which also gives free rein to the scripting of unsubstantiated factoids concerning the book.

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Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English script.

Pronunciation

Noun

script n (plural scripts, diminutive scriptje n)

  1. script (written text of a dramatic performance)

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French

Etymology

Borrowed from English script. Doublet of écrit.

Pronunciation

Noun

script m (plural scripts)

  1. script (written dialogue for a play, film, etc.)

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Hungarian

Alternative forms

Etymology

Borrowed from English script.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ 'skript]
  • Hyphenation: script

Noun

script (plural scriptek)

  1. (computing) script

Declension

Possessive forms of script
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. scriptem scriptjeim
2nd person sing. scripted scriptjeid
3rd person sing. scriptje scriptjei
1st person plural scriptünk scriptjeink
2nd person plural scriptetek scriptjeitek
3rd person plural scriptjük scriptjeik

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from English script. Doublet of escrito.

Noun

script m (plural scripts)

  1. (acting) script (text of the dialogue and action for a drama)
    Synonym: roteiro
  2. (computing) script (source code that is interpreted rather than compiled)

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Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from English script.

Noun

script n (plural scripturi)

  1. script (of a film, play, show, etc.)

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