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One entry found for message.
Main Entry: mes·sage
Pronunciation: primarystressmes-ij
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English message "job or function of a messenger," from early French message (same meaning), from Latin missaticum "something given to a messenger to deliver," from earlier missus (past participle of mittere "to send, throw") and -aticum "action, result" --related to EMIT, MISSION, PROMISE, SUBMISSIVE
1 : a communication in writing, in speech, or by signals
2 : a messenger's errand or function
3 : an underlying theme or idea

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