Adjective "message" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A verbal, written, or recorded communication sent to or left for a recipient who cannot be contacted directly.
  1. 'Written information may complement verbal messages, thus enhancing concordance and encouraging behaviour change.'
  2. 'For more information and to send messages of support phone 07961 106 095.'
  3. 'Maybe he was too slack at half-time. Maybe the tone in his voice sent the wrong message.'
  4. 'Recipients can reply to messages immediately and it also records the conversation - which could be saved for playback.'
  5. 'This facility uses the same ability to write to a user's console to send messages directly to their screen.'
  6. 'He has no emotion and responds directly to the messages he is sent.'
  7. 'The messages are not sent directly to the recipient's phone, rather the sender and the recipient must subscribe to the service which provides a secret link for them to access the message.'
  8. 'It makes it clear that senders cannot send such messages unless they have the recipient's prior consent.'
  9. 'Visitors were invited to leave messages on a voice recording offering their ideas on freedom.'
  10. 'Pope John Paul is said to be alert and writing up messages just a day after throat surgery.'
  11. 'select an option to delete your mail messages'
  12. 'Under the act, the sender of a commercial electronic mail message must identify the e-mail as an ad (though not necessarily in the ‘re’ line) and provide a valid physical postal address for the sender.'
  13. 'I don't set a ‘Vacation’ message nor do I update my voice mail message.'
  14. 'He left a voice mail message for me at 3.53 p.m., in other words, a few laps before the finish, saying: ‘I know that you're sitting in the car, because I'm watching you on television right now.’'
  15. 'The screen is captured and a new mail message launches in the default mail application.'
  16. 'You should be able to find a mail message or file by looking in your e-mail program or a directory window, not by firing up another application.'
  17. 'Hyperlinked tasks give you an easy way to refer back to information related to a task, whether in the form of a file, mail message, Web page or IRC session.'
  18. 'For example, when typing a mail message, or word processing the GPU can be throttled back to reduce component temperatures, and increase longevity.'
  19. 'They also allow for users to forward mail and return a mail message.'
  20. 'To be removed from the list, send an empty mail message to email'
  21. 'It now embraces most text formats, email messages and HTMLs, multimedia files, web browser histories, bookmarks and favourites.'
  22. 'Spim is more insidious than spam because messages pop up automatically when a user is logged in, making them harder to ignore.'
  23. 'The fault here lies in the code that generates the warning message when a particular error condition associated with digital signatures occurs.'
  24. 'Normally you should only receive the message that the computer cannot go into standby mode if the camera is attached to the computer.'
  25. 'Later in this article, we examine how these messages are generated in the Samba source code.'
  26. 'Prior to the creation of this facility, each application program would handle log messages in its own way.'
  27. 'Each time a message is generated by syslog, it is sent through the pipe to the other side if possible.'
  28. 'As a result, many people found their inboxes clogged with alarming messages that their computers were infected, even though they were not.'
  29. 'The basic task of psad is to make use of firewall log messages generated by either ipchains or iptables to detect suspect network traffic.'
  30. 'You can set it up to automatically generate e-mail messages when certain alert conditions are met such as running out of stock on an item.'
  31. 'Speaking at the International Advertising Association in London, he also slammed the practice of designing ads to look as if they are computer system messages.'
  32. 'Jesus and his followers were promulgating a specifically Judaic message for Judaic adherents'
  33. 'Both are portrayed as prophets who proclaim a message from God.'
  34. 'Such men preach with urgency because they have experienced in their hearts the message they preach.'
  35. 'Those who believed the message he preached became not only good people, but good citizens and then good leaders.'
  36. 'The message of the Prophet has purified the concepts and practices of his followers to set them on the right course acceptable to Islam.'
  37. 'Both meanings are relevant to that great universal event of the revelation of the Quran and the assigning of the message to the Prophet.'
  38. 'Some churches still believed the message, and even prayed, but became isolated from the communities they were meant to serve.'
  39. 'The recently urbanized underclasses are particularly susceptible to the messages of populist preachers.'
  40. 'Don't you find it amazing that so many people who heard Paul preach rejected his message.'
  41. 'But now imagine their reaction as God sends the prophet Ezekiel with a message of hope.'
  42. 'we'll be back after these messages'
  43. 'The start of the coup was to be signalled through coded messages on television and radio.'
  44. 'The promotion will be supported with local radio and in-stadium messages.'
  45. 'If we sit mindlessly in front of the television receiving these messages, we may feel some unresolved discomfort.'
  46. 'In addition to running the ads on television and in papers, the group has broadcast radio messages and printed some two million brochures.'
  47. 'During a mission that was led by the Colonel, I received a radio message to return home.'
  48. 'It was used by the military during World War II to try to identify speakers of intercepted radio messages.'
  49. 'They put out their message on radio, television, and in the newspapers and gained widespread popular support.'
  50. 'Inevitably, a radio message is less powerful than a television message, relying solely on the sense of sound.'
  51. 'The television, radio and website messages, being broadcast throughout January, aim to make parents and youngsters aware of how to surf the web safely.'
  52. 'In a further attempt to remind drivers of their responsibilities, the radio station broadcasts messages from famous musicians.'
A significant political, social, or moral point that is being conveyed by a film, speech, etc.
  1. 'This shift signifies the overall message of the film - that Janice is the one with the problem, not Jane.'
  2. 'Writers should certainly have opinions about the social messages within the films.'
  3. 'And, again, the restrained political, social, and moral messages are insightful and stimulating.'
  4. 'There are no political or moral messages here, and though it clearly is an anti-war film, the point isn't belabored.'
  5. 'Several non-government organisations and even government agencies have made an effort to make films with strong social messages.'
  6. 'In spite of the sorrows depicted, the film conveys the messages of resistance and peace.'
  7. 'No creative writer is interested in conveying a message, whether political or social.'
  8. 'Most of that material, however, while interesting, is marginal to the political message of the film.'
  9. 'This film does convey a message, and it comes at the end, after the final bullet is fired, when the kiss has been planted on the lips.'
  10. 'Most non-governmental organisations use street plays to convey important social messages.'
An errand.


    Send a message to (someone), especially by email.
    1. 'the software package incorporates messaging, scheduling, and workflow functions'
    2. 'When I messaged you this morning where you asleep?'
    3. 'She has just messaged me to say I have got to call the police.'
    4. 'He stayed there for such a long time and without a word that the girl pulled out her cellphone and messaged a friend on the other side of the room.'
    5. 'As it transpired, the person who messaged me was a real world friend of her's, whom she had entrusted to dig me out and let me know what happened to her.'
    6. 'Somebody had text messaged me, ‘Merry Christmas,’ and that's when I got up.'
    7. 'A few guys messaged me; ‘Nice profile and pics mate!’'
    8. 'You write that you first stumbled upon Berry while investigating a different story - financial fraud - and messaged him.'
    9. 'I just had a wonderful technology-enabled moment: my friend Jay just instant messaged me from the airport in Austin where he's enjoying free wireless internet access.'
    10. 'After I had readied myself to get down to the bus stand, Vaseem messaged me that the one class that was scheduled for today had also been cancelled.'
    11. 'Friday night a friend text messaged me asking if I wanted to join her at a bar.'

    More definitions

    1. a communication containing some information, news, advice, request, or the like, sent by messenger, telephone, email, or other means.

    2. an official communication, as from a chief executive to a legislative body: the president's message to Congress.

    3. Digital Technology. a post or reply on an online message board.

    4. the inspired utterance of a prophet or sage.

    5. the point, moral, or meaning of a gesture, utterance, novel, motion picture, etc.

    6. Computers. a warning, permissi

    More examples(as adjective)

    "systems can be message."


    Middle English: from Old French, based on Latin missus, past participle of mittere ‘send’.


    get the message
    send a message