Synonyms of 'text'
1 contentsDictionary, words, content
The photographs enhance the clarity of the text.
2 wordsDictionary, wording
A CD-ROM can store up to 250,000 pages of text.
The wording is so vague that no-one knows what it actually means.
3 transcriptDictionary, script
the text of Dr. Runcie's speech
4 reference bookDictionary, textbook, source
reluctant readers of GCSE set texts
6 passageDictionary, extract, line
I'll read the text aloud first.
7 subjectDictionary, matter, topic
His work served as the text of secret debates.
It was I who first raised the subject of plastic surgery.
This conflict forms the matter of the play.
They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
The novel's central theme is the conflict between men and women.
His central thesis is that crime is up because children do not learn self-control.
the motif of magical apples in fairytales
8 text messageDictionary, SMS, MMS
text messageDictionary, SMS, MMS
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the preface, followed by the main body of the article
If you refer to the content or contents of something such as a book, speech, or television programme, you are referring to the subject that it deals with, the story that it tells, or the ideas that it expresses.
She is reluctant to discuss the content of the play.
Thesaurus for text from the Collins English Thesaurus
The text of a book is the main part of it, rather than the introduction , pictures , or notes.