Definitions of code

  1. a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A body of law, sanctioned by legislation, in which the rules of law to be specifically applied by the courts are set forth in systematic form; a compilation of laws by public authority; a digest. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Any system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; as, the medical code, a system of rules for the regulation of the professional conduct of physicians; the naval code, a system of rules for making communications at sea means of signals. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A body of laws or regulations; a system of signals; a system of symbols used for brevity and secrecy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A collection or digest of laws. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A digest of laws. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A system of laws, signals, or rules. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Any orderly collection or digest of laws; a body of laws or regulations. See Codex. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Laws collected and arranged, particularly if done by authority. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for code

  1. I shall not linger over the details of the Code – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  2. Savages, code of morals of, i. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley