pagepage1 /peɪdʒ/ ●●●S1W1 noun [countable]1paper one side of a piece of paper in a book, newspaper, document etc, or the sheet of paper itselfThe full address is given on page 15.You will find the answers over the page.a 400-page novelWe took out a full page advertisement in the ‘Village Voice’.2computerTD all the writing etc that you can see at one time on a computerscreena web page (=a single screen of writing, pictures etc on a website)3young person American EnglishSECPG a student or young person who works as a helper to a member of the US Congress4 →on the same page5boyx-refa)a boy who served a knight during the MiddleAges as part of his trainingb)a pageboy(2)6servantSHCLASS IN SOCIETY a boy who in the past served a person of high rank7 →a page in historyGRAMMAR: Patterns with page• Something is on a page: I stared at the words on the page.• Something is on the first/last/next etc page: The answer is on the next page.✗Don’t say: The answer is in the next page.• Something is on page 1/10 etc: There is a diagram on page 35.✗Don’t say: There is a diagram on the page 35. | There is a diagram in page 35.COLLOCATIONSadjectivesthe next/previous pageI glanced back to the previous page.What’s on the next page?the opposite/facing pageSee the diagram on the opposite page.the left-hand/right-hand pageThe answers are on the right-hand page.the front/back page (=of a newspaper)Her picture was on the front page of every newspaper.the sports/arts/financial etc pages (=the part of a newspaper that deals with sport, art etc)He only ever reads the sports pages.a blank page (=with nothing on it)There were a couple of blank pages at the back of the book.a new/fresh page (=which has not yet been written on)Start each section of your essay on a new page.a full pageThe article went on for a full page.verbsturn a pageI turned the page in order to find out what happened next.turn to/see page 22/45 etcTurn to page 8 for more details.flick/flip/leaf through the pages of something (=turn them quickly)She was flicking through the pages of a magazine.jump/leap off the page (=be very noticeable)One mistake jumped off the page.phrasesthe top of the pageWrite your name at the top of the page.the bottom/foot of the pageSee the note at the bottom of page 38.
page• I couldn't find Jenny at the airport, so I had her paged.• Its pagingbusiness was booming, and annualoperatingprofitsbroke the $ 1 billion mark.• Don't page me after 10 o'clock.• The same thing happens when I page people and have to punch in the number to dial back.From King Business Dictionarypagepage1 /peɪdʒ/written abbreviation p. noun1[countable] one side of a piece of paper in a book, newspaper, document etc, or the sheet of paper itselfThe sales figures are on page 15 of the report.2ad/advertising pages [plural]MARKETING the pages in magazines, newspapers etc that are used to advertise goods and servicesFortune magazine will show a 13% increase in ad pages for the first quarter.3business/sports etc pages [plural] the pages in magazines, newspapers etc that deal with business, sport etcThe format could make 'The Wall Street Journal’s financial-markets pages easier to read.4front page the first page at the front of a newspaper, where the most importantnews isThe newspaper carried the item on its front page.Mr. Guerin was profiled in a front-page story in the ‘FT’.5[countable]COMPUTING a piece of writing or pictures on a computer screen that will fill one side of a piece of paper when printedPrint Preview displays the layout of the pages you are about to print.6[countable]COMPUTING part of a website which you can see on a computer screen at any one timeA hit counter measures and displays the number of times visitors have viewed a single page on a website.7[countable] a message that you receive on a pager → see alsofull-page, White Pages, Yellow Pagespagepage2 verb [transitive]1to contact someone, using a pagerThe customer is paged automatically every time a new fax or email arrives.2to call someone’s name out in a public place, especially using a loudspeaker, in order to find themYou could try paging him over the public address system. —paging noun [uncountable]Mtel will introduce nationwide paging.→ See Verb tableOriginpage11. (1500-1600)FrenchLatinpagina2. (1200-1300)Old FrenchOld Italianpaggio