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What Does XP Mean in a Text?

XP means "Experience Points" and "Microsoft Windows Operating System."

Experience Points

In online gaming. The abbreviation XP is used with the meaning "Experience Points" to refer to points gained in RPGs (Role Playing Games) as characters progress through the game and complete missions or achieve objectives.

The accumulation of XP usually allows a character to acquire new abilities or improve existing ones, such as strength, magic, health and skills. XPs may also give a character access to more areas or items.

In a gaming contest, "XP" is also often abbreviated as EXP.

Windows Operating System

Windows XP is a PC operating system released by Microsoft in 2001, and supported until 2014.

Windows XP was the first consumer edition of Windows not to be based on MS DOS.

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meaning of XP

"Experience Points"

Summary of Key Points

"Experience Points" is a very common definition for XP on gaming apps, such as Discord and TeamSpeak, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
XP
Definition:Experience Points
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

"Microsoft Windows Operating System" is also a very common definition for XP.
XP
Definition:Microsoft Windows Operating System
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of XP in Sentences

Here are examples of XP being used in conversations:
  • Colin: How many more XP will I need to be able to do that?
  • Sally: Loads!
  • (Here. XP is being used with the meaning "Experience Points.")
  • Lynn: What was your favorite game on XP?
  • Seth: It's gotta be Unreal Tournament.
  • (Here. XP is being used with the meaning "Windows Operating System.")

Example of XP Used in a Text

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