- pagepage1 [pāj]n.[Fr < L pagina, a page < base of pangere, to fasten: see PEACE]1.a) one side of a leaf of a book, newspaper, letter, etc.b) the printing or writing on such a leaf, often with reference to the particular contents [the sports pages]c) an entire leaf in a book, etc.2. [often pl.] a record of events [the pages of history]3. an event or series of events that might fill a page [a colorful page in his life]4. Comput.a) a unit of memory, consisting of one or more blocks: see BLOCK, n. 15b) short for WEB PAGE: see also HOME PAGE5. Printing the type set for printing a pagevt.paged, paging1. to number the pages of2. to make up (copy set in type) into pagesvi.to turn pages as in scanning [to page through a book]——————☆ on the same page Informalin agreement or in a harmonious working relationship——————☆ take a page from or borrow a page fromInformal to follow the example of; imitatepage2 [pāj]n.[OFr < ? or akin to It paggio < Gr paidion, boy, dim. of pais: see PEDO-1]1. Historical a boy training for knighthood, who attended a knight2. a boy attendant or servant, esp. one serving a person of high rank, as at court3. a young person, often in uniform, who runs errands, carries messages, etc., as in a legislature or hotelvt.paged, paging1. to attend as page☆ 2. to try to find, summon, or notify (a person) by calling out the person's name, as a hotel page does, signaling with an electronic device, as a beeper, etc.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.