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(noun) 
Definition
the main body of a printed or written work as distinct from items such as notes or illustrations
The photographs enhance the clarity of the text.
Synonyms
contents
,
words
,
content
She is reluctant to discuss the content of the play.
, ,
body
the preface, followed by the main body of the article
,
matter
A proton is an elementary particle of matter.
,
subject matter
,
main body
(noun) 
The output might be just one line of characters or several hundred pages of text.
Synonyms
words
,
wording
The wording is so vague that no-one knows what it actually means.
(noun) 
Definition
the written version of the words of a speech, broadcast or recording
the text of Dr. Zuckermann's speech
Synonyms
,
script
Jenny's writing a film script.
(noun) 
reluctant readers of GCSE set texts
Synonyms
reference book
,
textbook
, ,
(noun) 
the original text of the Lord of the Rings
Synonyms
written work
, ,
printed work
,
(noun) 
Definition
a short passage of the Bible used as a starting point for a sermon
I'll read the text aloud first.
Synonyms
passage
He read a passage from the Bible.
,
extract
He read us an extract from his latest novel.
,
line
Drop me a line if I can be of any use to you.
, ,
paragraph
The length of a paragraph should depend on the information it contains.
,
(noun) 
His work served as the text of secret debates.
Synonyms
subject
It was I who first raised the subject of moving to Canada.
,
matter
This conflict forms the matter of the play.
,
topic
They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
, ,
theme
The novel's central theme is obsession.
,
thesis
His central thesis is that it's crucial to document as many dying languages as possible.
,
motif
the motif of magical apples in fairytales
(noun) 
Synonyms
text message
,
SMS
,
MMS
(verb) 
Synonyms
text message
,
SMS
,
MMS
,

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of body
Definition
the main part of anything
the preface, followed by the main body of the article
Synonyms
in the sense of content
Definition
the meaning or substance of a piece of writing, often as distinguished from its style or form
She is reluctant to discuss the content of the play.
Synonyms
subject matter,
ideas,
in the sense of extract
Definition
something extracted, such as a passage from a book, etc.
He read us an extract from his latest novel.

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