Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
text /tekst/
  • danh từ
    • nguyên văn, nguyên bản
    • bản văn, bài đọc, bài khoá
    • đề, đề mục, chủ đề
      • to stick to one's text: nắm vững chủ đề, không đi ra ngoài đề
    • đoạn trích (trong kinh thánh)
    • (như) textbook
    • (như) text-hand
Concise Dictionary
+the words of something written
+a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
+a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
+the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.)

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 wording, words, content, (subject-)matter; printed matter, (main) body (text), contents:
The editor had no right to make changes in the text without consulting the author. The text is in 10-point roman type, the footnotes in 8-point.
2 extract, abstract, section, quotation, part, paragraph, passage, verse, line:
What text from the Scripture are we discussing next week?
3 subject(-matter), topic, theme, motif, issue, focus:
For today's talk I have chosen for my text the problem of alcoholism.
4 textbook, school-book, reader, manual, primer, workbook, exercise book, Archaic hornbook:
Today's science texts are much more advanced than those of twenty years ago.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] the main printed part of a book or magazine, not the notes, pictures, etc: My job is to lay out the text and graphics on the page.
2 [U] any form of written material: a computer that can process text + printed text + Highlight the area of text on screen and press the 'delete' key.
3 [C] the written form of a speech, a play, an article, etc: The newspaper had printed the full text of the president's speech. + Can you act out this scene without referring to the text?
4 [C] a book, play, etc., especially one studied for an exam: a literary text + (BrE) 'Macbeth' is a set text this year.
5 [C] a piece of writing that you have to answer questions about in an exam or a lesson
Synonym: PASSAGE
Read the text carefully and then answer the questions.
6 [C] (AmE) = TEXTBOOK: medical texts
7 [C] a sentence or short passage from the Bible that is read out and discussed by sb, especially during a religious service
Collocation Dictionary

1 writing in a book/newspaper, on a computer, etc.


complete, full
The newspaper printed the full text of the interview.
| draft | final | original | main
The illustrations are printed separately from the main text.
| accompanying
The catalogue consists of colour reproductions of the paintings with accompanying text.
| electronic, handwritten, printed, typewritten, written


block, body, chunk, line, page, piece, portion
Hand symbols in the main body of the text cross-refer the reader to the appendices. Use the mouse to move chunks of text from place to place.


create, draft, write | edit, modify | highlight | cut, delete | insert, move, paste | scan (in) | handle, manipulate, process
computer programs that process text
| set, typeset | print | publish | read | transcribe | annotate | stray from
She strayed from the text in a few places to illustrate some of her more interesting points.


The program allows you to import text files from other word processors.
| editor
one of the best HTML text editors available
| message, messaging
The text message just said ‘Hope 2CU@the party’. > Special page at COMPUTER

2 book or piece of writing to be studied


basic, key, standard | recommended, set
‘Antony and Cleopatra’ was one of our set texts for A level.
| prepared
He stood up and began reading from a prepared text.
| authoritative, influential | introductory | academic, dramatic, legal, literary, poetic, sacred, scientific, etc.
We're studying dramatic texts by sixteenth-century playwrights.
| biology, mathematics, etc.


read (from) | analyse, deconstruct, interpret, study | annotate




in a/the ~
We discussed the use of metaphor in the text.
| ~ about/on
a poetic text about growing up in rural England

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Updated: 05/06/2018: List of Academic Words