a computerized notepad for typing text
an application program for writing, reading, and editing text
a text-processor which manages additional features of the document, including page breaks, fonts, colors, special characters, and linkages to images, video, audio, and out to the Internet
software for the creation and editing of documents that are principally text based.
A software package which enables the user to edit, format and print documents, and generally to process textual information. Many word-processing packages include useful extras such as a spelling checker, thesaurus, concordancing, mailing list management, and bibliographic reference retrieval.