page - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/peɪdʒ/
singularpage
pluralpages
  1. 1
    one side of a sheet of paper in a book, newspaper, or magazine

    the poem on page 125

    front/back page:

    The football scores are on the back page.

    opposite/facing page:

    Can you identify the four pictures on the facing page?

    turn to/see page:

    For information on hotels in Amsterdam, see page 20.

    sports/gardening/letters page:

    Lawrence was eating breakfast while glancing at the sports page.

    over the page (=on the other side):

    Fill in the form over the page.

    1. a.
      a sheet of paper in a book, newspaper, or magazine

      I tore a page out of my diary and wrote my phone number on it.

      turn a page:

      Turning the pages of the telephone book, she soon found what she wanted.

    2. b.
      a piece of paper

      He was staring miserably at the blank page in his typewriter.

      the top/bottom of the page:

      Chris wrote her name at the top of the page.

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  2. 2
    computing the writing or pictures on a computer screen that you can see at one time, for example as part of a website

    Click ‘Back’ to return to the previous page.

    1. a.
      computing the writing or pictures on a computer screen that you can print on one side of a piece of paper
  3. 3
    British a small boy who walks with a bride and helps her at her wedding ceremony
    1. b.
      a boy whose job was to be the servant of a knight in the Middle Ages so that he could learn how to become a knight too
    2. c.
      a boy whose job was to be the servant of someone of a high social class in the past
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