[ skript ]
/ skrɪpt /


verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Digital Technology. to write an executable section of code that automates a task:Most programmers script in more than one programming language.

Origin of script

1325–75; Middle English (noun) < Latin scriptum, noun use of neuter past participle of scrībere “to write”; replacing Middle English scrit, from Old French escrit, from Latin, as above

Related forms

script·er, nounun·der·script, noun

Can be confused

scrip script

Definition for script (2 of 2) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for script


/ (skrɪpt) /



(tr) to write a script for

Word Origin for script

C14: from Latin scriptum something written, from scrībere to write
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