Password (disambiguation)

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The term password commonly refers to a secret used for authentication. In the past, the term usually referred to a pre-arranged spoken word or phrase.

Since the advent of the internet in the late 20th century, a password is typically a pre-arranged combination of specific keyboard characters, entered together with a user ID to gain access to a secure or members-only website.

Password may also refer to:

Television and games[edit]



  • Passwords, a 2000 book by French philosopher Jean Baudrillard, published in French as Mots de passe


  • ESPRIT research project Password into X.509 technology.