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POSTSCRIPT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does postscript mean? 

POSTSCRIPT (noun)
  The noun POSTSCRIPT has 2 senses:

1. a note appended to a letter after the signature
2. textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end

  Familiarity information: POSTSCRIPT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSTSCRIPT (noun)


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Meaning:

A note appended to a letter after the signature

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

postscript; PS

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

annotation; notation; note (a comment or instruction (usually added))

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

letter; missive (a written message addressed to a person or organization)


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Meaning:

Textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

addendum; supplement; postscript

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

matter (written works (especially in books or magazines))

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

appendix (supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book)

continuation; sequel (a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it)

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

back matter; end matter (written matter following the main text of a book)


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