page

A page is one sheet of a book, magazine, or other collection of papers. You can read a page in a children's picture book much faster than a page of War and Peace.

If you read a book, turning its pages, you page through it, and if you write a number on each unnumbered page, you could say you page it. There are other pages too, including a medieval knight's assistant and an errand-runner in a legislative office. You can also page someone, or call for them over a speaker in a public place — this meaning comes from the idea of "sending a page to fetch someone."

Primary Meanings of page

1.
nv
one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
number the pages of a book or manuscript
2.
nv
in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
work as a page
3.
v
contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system
Full Definitions of page
1

n one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains

Types:
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full page
something that covers an entire page
half page
something that covers (the top or bottom) half of a page
recto
right-hand page
verso
left-hand page
title page
a page of a book displaying the title and author and publisher
bastard title, half title
a first page of some books displaying only the title of the book
sports page
any page in the sports section of a newspaper
facing pages, spread, spread head, spreadhead
two facing pages of a book or other publication
foldout, gatefold
an oversize page that is folded in to a book or magazine
center spread, centre spread
the spread at the center of a magazine
centerfold, centrefold
a magazine center spread; especially a foldout of a large photograph or map or other feature
Type of:
folio, leaf
a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)

v number the pages of a book or manuscript

Synonyms:
foliate, paginate
Type of:
number
give numbers to
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n in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood

Synonyms:
varlet
Type of:
attendant, attender, tender
someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another

n a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings

Type of:
attendant, attender, tender
someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another

n someone who is employed to run errands

Synonyms:
pageboy
Type of:
errand boy, messenger boy
a boy who earns money by running errands

v work as a page

“He is paging in Congress this summer”
Type of:
work
exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
3

v contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system

Type of:
summon
ask to come

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