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Webster 1913 Edition


Episode

Ep′i-sode

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Noun.
[Gr. [GREEK] a coming in besides, [GREEK] episode; [GREEK] into, besides + [GREEK] a coming in, [GREEK] into + [GREEK] way, cf. Skr.
sad
to go: cf. F.
épisode
.]
(Rhet.)
A separate incident, story, or action, introduced for the purpose of giving a greater variety to the events related; an incidental narrative, or digression, separable from the main subject, but naturally arising from it.

Webster 1828 Edition


Episode

EP'ISODE

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Noun.
[From the Gr.] In poetry, a separate incident, story or action, introduced for the purpose of giving a greater variety to the events related in the poem; an incidental narrative, or digression, separable from the main subject, but naturally arising from it.

Definition 2022


Episode

Episode

See also: episode and épisode

German

Noun

Episode f (genitive Episode, plural Episoden)

  1. episode (something that took place)

Declension

episode

episode

See also: Episode and épisode

English

Noun

episode (plural episodes)

  1. An incident or action standing out by itself, but more or less connected with a complete series of events.
    It was a most embarrassing episode in my life.
    • 1935, Francis Beeding, chapter 10/6, in The Norwich Victims:
      The Attorney-General, however, had used this episode, which Martin in retrospect had felt to be a blot on the scutcheon, merely to emphasise the intelligence and resource of the prisoner.
  2. An installment of a drama told in parts, as in a TV series.
    I can't wait till next week’s episode.

Derived terms

Translations

External links

  • episode in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • episode in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

episode f (plural episoden or episodes, diminutive episodetje n)

  1. An episode, either sense

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • episodisch

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐπεισόδιον (epeisódion), via French épisode

Noun

episode m (definite singular episoden, indefinite plural episoder, definite plural episodene)

  1. an episode
  2. an incident

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐπεισόδιον (epeisódion), via French épisode

Noun

episode m (definite singular episoden, indefinite plural episodar, definite plural episodane)

  1. an episode
  2. an incident

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