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EPISODE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does episode mean? 

EPISODE (noun)
  The noun EPISODE has 4 senses:

1. a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
2. a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
3. a part of a broadcast serial
4. film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

  Familiarity information: EPISODE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


EPISODE (noun)


Sense 1episode [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A happening that is distinctive in a series of related events

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("episode" is a kind of...):

happening; natural event; occurrence; occurrent (an event that happens)

Meronyms (parts of "episode"):

incident (a single distinct event)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "episode"):

drama; dramatic event (an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional)

chapter (a series of related events forming an episode)

idyll (an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll)


Sense 2episode [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("episode" is a kind of...):

section; subdivision (a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical))


Sense 3episode [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A part of a broadcast serial

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

instalment; installment; episode

Hypernyms ("episode" is a kind of...):

broadcast; program; programme (a radio or television show)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "episode"):

cliffhanger (an episode that ends in suspense)

Holonyms ("episode" is a part of...):

serial; series (a serialized set of programs)


Sense 4episode [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

sequence; episode

Hypernyms ("episode" is a kind of...):

film; photographic film (photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies)

Holonyms ("episode" is a part of...):

film; flick; motion picture; motion-picture show; movie; moving picture; moving-picture show; pic; picture; picture show (a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement)


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