Telecommunicationsa communication containing some information, news, advice, request, or the like, sent by messenger, radio, telephone, or other means.
an official communication, as from a chief executive to a legislative body:the President's message to Congress.
the inspired utterance of a prophet or sage.
Computingone or more words taken as a unit.
the point, moral, or meaning of a gesture, utterance, novel, motion picture, etc.
Idioms, Informal Termsget the message,[Informal.]to understand or comprehend, esp. to infer the correct meaning from circumstances, hints, etc.:If we don't invite him to the party, maybe he'll get the message.
Vulgar Latin *missāticum, equivalent. to Latin miss(us) sent (past participle of mittere to send) + -āticum -age