page definition, meaning - what is page in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “page”

See all translations

page

noun [C] uk   us   /peɪdʒ/

page noun [C] (PAPER)

A1 (written abbreviation p.) a side of one of the pieces of paper in a book, newspaper, or magazine, usually with a number printed on it: For details on how to enter the competition, see page 134. The article appeared on the front page of the Guardian. (also p) one of the sheets of paper in a book, newspaper, or magazine: Several pages have been torn out of this book.
More examples

page noun [C] (COMPUTER)

A2 (also web page) one part of a website
See also

page noun [C] (BOY)

(in the past) a boy who worked as a servant for a knight and who was learning to become a knight
Compare

page

verb [T] uk   us   /peɪdʒ/
to call a person using a loudspeaker (= an electric device for making sounds louder) in a public place: He was paged at the airport and told to return home immediately. to send a message to someone's pager (= small piece of electronic equipment that receives signals): Have you tried to page him?
(Definition of page from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of page?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “page” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

Morse code

a system used for sending messages, in which letters and numbers are represented by short and long marks, sounds, or flashes of light

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More