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I really would have been stupid not to have done it. It was also a film that was actually happening, I mean, Miramax was doing it, and it had a kind of legitimacy to it. And once I read the script, I was there.
Adam Arkin

Meaning of "script" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SCRIPT

From Latin scriptum something written, from scrībere to write.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SCRIPT

script  [skrɪpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRIPT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Script is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb script in English.

WHAT DOES SCRIPT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of script in the English dictionary

The first definition of script in the dictionary is handwriting as distinguished from print, esp cursive writing. Other definition of script is the letters, characters, or figures used in writing by hand. Script is also any system or style of writing.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SCRIPT

PRESENT

Present
I script
you script
he/she/it scripts
we script
you script
they script
Present continuous
I am scripting
you are scripting
he/she/it is scripting
we are scripting
you are scripting
they are scripting
Present perfect
I have scripted
you have scripted
he/she/it has scripted
we have scripted
you have scripted
they have scripted
Present perfect continuous
I have been scripting
you have been scripting
he/she/it has been scripting
we have been scripting
you have been scripting
they have been scripting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I scripted
you scripted
he/she/it scripted
we scripted
you scripted
they scripted
Past continuous
I was scripting
you were scripting
he/she/it was scripting
we were scripting
you were scripting
they were scripting
Past perfect
I had scripted
you had scripted
he/she/it had scripted
we had scripted
you had scripted
they had scripted
Past perfect continuous
I had been scripting
you had been scripting
he/she/it had been scripting
we had been scripting
you had been scripting
they had been scripting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will script
you will script
he/she/it will script
we will script
you will script
they will script
Future continuous
I will be scripting
you will be scripting
he/she/it will be scripting
we will be scripting
you will be scripting
they will be scripting
Future perfect
I will have scripted
you will have scripted
he/she/it will have scripted
we will have scripted
you will have scripted
they will have scripted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been scripting
you will have been scripting
he/she/it will have been scripting
we will have been scripting
you will have been scripting
they will have been scripting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would script
you would script
he/she/it would script
we would script
you would script
they would script
Conditional continuous
I would be scripting
you would be scripting
he/she/it would be scripting
we would be scripting
you would be scripting
they would be scripting
Conditional perfect
I would have script
you would have script
he/she/it would have script
we would have script
you would have script
they would have script
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been scripting
you would have been scripting
he/she/it would have been scripting
we would have been scripting
you would have been scripting
they would have been scripting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you script
we let´s script
you script
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to script
Past participle
scripted
Present Participle
scripting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCRIPT


adscript
ˈædˌskrɪpt
conscript
ˈkɒnskrɪpt
coscript
kəʊˈskrɪpt
crypt
krɪpt
decrypt
diːˈkrɪpt
encrypt
ɪnˈkrɪpt
gripped
ɡrɪpt
JavaScript
ˈdʒɑːvəˌskrɪpt
manuscript
ˈmænjʊˌskrɪpt
nondescript
ˈnɒndɪˌskrɪpt
postscript
ˈpəʊsˌskrɪpt
prescript
ˈpriːskrɪpt
proscript
ˈprəʊˌskrɪpt
rescript
ˈriːˌskrɪpt
ripped
rɪpt
subscript
ˈsʌbskrɪpt
superscript
ˈsuːpəˌskrɪpt
tapescript
ˈteɪpˌskrɪpt
transcript
ˈtrænskrɪpt
typescript
ˈtaɪpˌskrɪpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRIPT

scripophilist
scripophily
scrippage
script kiddie
scripted
scripter
scriptoria
scriptorial
scriptorium
scriptory
scriptural
scripturalism
scripturalist
scripturally
scripture
Scriptures
scripturism
scripturist
scriptwriter
scriptwriting

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRIPT

accept
adopt
attempt
concept
Egypt
examination script
except
film script
Gothic script
kept
nonreceipt
opt
pt
receipt
sales receipt
sept
shooting script
slipt
till receipt
VAT receipt

Synonyms and antonyms of script in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SCRIPT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «script» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of script

Translation of «script» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCRIPT

Find out the translation of script to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of script from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «script» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

脚本
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

guión
570 millions of speakers

English

script
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्क्रिप्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

النصي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сценарий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

roteiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লিপি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

scénario
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Skrip
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Drehbuch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

台本
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대본
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Skrip
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kịch bản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்கிரிப்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्क्रिप्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

senaryo
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

copione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skrypt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сценарій
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

script
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

script
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

script
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

script
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

script
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of script

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRIPT»

The term «script» is very widely used and occupies the 3.601 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRIPT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about script

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10 QUOTES WITH «SCRIPT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word script.
1
Don Adams
I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour - but I can't remember a name three seconds. I've even forgotten my wife's name on occasion.
2
Joey Lauren Adams
It just gets frustrating playing the girlfriend, It's just this awful feeling, sitting in your house, waiting for a script to come. I like to be more proactive.
3
Jaimie Alexander
I'm probably one of the worst actors as far as preparation goes, because I actually don't prepare. I find it easier to read the script and whatever hits me in my stomach, like deep down, I just go with it. And the director kind of molds me whether to go right or left with it.
4
Utkarsh Ambudkar
It just so happened that my agent called and said, 'There's this movie 'Pitch Perfect.' Here are the sides.' I think I originally read for Bumper, because Donald didn't have much in the script, so I read all Bumper's lines. I beatboxed for them, because that's what my character was supposed to do. And then I was like, 'By the way, I rap.'
5
Dev Anand
I keep drawing inspiration from people every day. All of a sudden, something strikes me so hard and dramatically, and then a dream comes - I sit down, cut it off and make a script out of it.
6
Adam Arkin
I really would have been stupid not to have done it. It was also a film that was actually happening, I mean, Miramax was doing it, and it had a kind of legitimacy to it. And once I read the script, I was there.
7
Michael Arndt
Writing a great script - not just a good one, but a great one - is almost an impossible task.
8
Neill Blomkamp
High-level actors can be all about their close-ups and the size of their trailers. I'd heard these horror stories of how a really powerful actor can come in and change your script.
9
Dennis Brown
Because I used to go and watch him rehearsing for pantomime, and I have adopted some of those priciples, like try to be on time, learn your script, how he approach it, etc.
10
Jerry Bruckheimer
Sometimes we'll only get one script in a year that we want to make that we feel is good enough.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRIPT»

Discover the use of script in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to script and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Kitan Language and Script
The Kitans established the Liao dynasty in northern China, which lasted for over two centuries (916-1125).
Daniel Kane, 2009
2
Inception: The Shooting Script
The story of a group of thieves who specialize in invading the mind through one’s dreams, Inception explores the Nolan’s signature psychological themes of memory, paranoia, and self-doubt as the protagonist, Dom Cobb, is pitted against ...
Christopher Nolan, 2010
3
Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers
Be inspired to create your production with this go-to book on script analysis.
James Thomas, 2013
4
Scribes, Script, and Books: The Book Arts from Antiquity to ...
In this detailed overview of the history of the handmade book, Avrin looks at the development of scripts and styles of illumination, the making of manuscripts, and the technological processes involved in paper-making and book-binding.
Leila Avrin, 2010
5
The First Writing: Script Invention as History and Process
Ancient writing gives us our first glimpse of history, people and institutions, and yet its origins remain mysterious. The First Writing offers the most up-to-date treatment and examination of the origins of ancient writing.
Stephen D. Houston, 2004
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The Uses of Script and Print, 1300-1700
This 2003 volume investigates written communication before and after the introduction of printing in England.
Julia C. Crick, Alexandra Walsham, 2004
7
Beginner's Hindi Script
Now learning non-Roman-alphabet languages is as easy as A-B-C! Readers wanting to learn the basics of reading and writing a new language that employs script will find all they need in the Teach Yourself Beginner's Script series.
Rupert Snell, 2000
8
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Script Book, Season Three
This second volume of scripts from Season Three comes complete with production notes, inside jokes, and cut dialogue.
Various, 2010
9
Google Script: Enterprise Application Essentials
Offers instructions for using Google's scripting language to extend functionality of Google services and build data-driven apps.
James Ferreira, 2012
10
The Script of Life in Modern Society: Entry Into Adulthood ...
Includes bibliography, index.
Marlis Buchmann, 1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRIPT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term script is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Disney Lands 'Prince Charming' Script for Mandeville and Tripp …
Matt Fogel penned the script and while plot details are vague, sources say the point of view isn't that of the prince himself but of his brother who never lived up to ... «Variety, Jul 15»
2
Stanley Kubrick Civil War script being developed as trilogy by …
An old screenplay by Stanley Kubrick is being developed as a trilogy by “World War Z” director Marc Forster. Kubrick's script for “The Downslope” was written in ... «New York Daily News, Jun 15»
3
'Good script' would lure McGregor
As for whether a script for Trainspotting 2 will be the one to get him filming once again back home, he said: "Well it might be, I don't know. I would be up for it, I've ... «expressandstar.com, Jun 15»
4
Rose McGowan Tweets Creepy Script Note From Adam Sandler Movie
casting note that came w/script I got today. For real. name of male star rhymes with Madam Panhandler hahahaha I die pic.twitter.com/lCWGTV537t. June 18 ... «Jezebel, Jun 15»
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original Star Wars script discovered in UNB library
Deep in the archives of the University of New Brunswick's library in Saint John, a famous movie script sat forgotten and collecting dust. It tells the tales of a galaxy ... «CBC.ca, Jun 15»
6
James Gunn teases 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' script (but not the title)
James Gunn definitely has more than 12 percent of a script, as the director tweeted a cover photo of what he referenced as the first draft of the Guardians of the ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jun 15»
7
Simon Pegg Shaved At Least 45 Pages Off Of Paramount's Star Trek …
It's now on the horizon, but what about the script? Simon Pegg and Doug Jung took that on fairly recently, and though they've now finally turned in a draft, a big ... «Cinema Blend, May 15»
8
Duchovny talks new record, his feelings on 'X-Files' script
Duchovny: I actually just got the first script and found it was a very oddly emotional moment. I scrolled down on the script I saw the name Mulder and dialogue ... «Yahoo News UK, May 15»
9
Report: EL James' Husband Will Write the Script for Fifty Shades …
Niall Leonard, the husband of author EL James, has been tapped to write the script for the film adaptation of Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of ... «TV Guide, Apr 15»
10
Joss Whedon calls Edgar Wright's Ant-Man script 'the best script that …
Joss Whedon has had quite a bit on his plate, preparing The Avengers: Age of Ultron for its May 1 release. But ever since he signed on to be a central part of ... «Entertainment Weekly, Apr 15»

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