Definition of Write

1. Verb. Produce a literary work. "Sam and Sue write the movie "; "He wrote four novels"




2. Verb. Communicate or express by writing. "They write the information to them"; "Please write to me every week"

3. Verb. Have (one's written work) issued for publication. "Did he write his major works over a short period of time?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"
Exact synonyms: Publish
Generic synonyms: Create Verbally
Related verbs: Compose, Indite, Pen
Derivative terms: Publication, Writer

4. Verb. Communicate (with) in writing. "Write her soon, please!"
Exact synonyms: Drop A Line
Generic synonyms: Correspond
Derivative terms: Writer

5. Verb. Communicate by letter. "He wrote that he would be coming soon"
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Intercommunicate
Related verbs: Drop A Line
Derivative terms: Writer

6. Verb. Write music. "Did he write his major works over a short period of time?"; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
Exact synonyms: Compose
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Specialized synonyms: Counterpoint, Set To Music, Arrange, Set, Score, Melodise, Melodize, Harmonise, Harmonize, Instrument, Instrumentate
Derivative terms: Composer, Composing, Composition, Composition

7. Verb. Mark or trace on a surface. "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"

8. Verb. Record data on a computer. "Boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"
Exact synonyms: Save
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Record, Tape
Specialized synonyms: Overwrite

9. Verb. Write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word). "He spelled the word wrong in this letter"
Exact synonyms: Spell
Specialized synonyms: Spell Out, Hyphen, Hyphenate
Derivative terms: Spelling

10. Verb. Create code, write a computer program. "She writes code faster than anybody else"

Definition of Write

1. v. t. To set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to write figures.

2. v. i. To form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs.

3. v. t. To set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to write figures.

4. v. i. To form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs.

Definition of Write

1. Verb. (ambitransitive) To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.). ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To send written information to. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To show (information, etc) in written form. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To be an author. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive computing) To record (data) mechanically or electronically. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive South Africa Canada of a form, a document, etc.) To fill in, to complete using words. ¹

8. Noun. (computing) The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Write

1. to form characters or symbols on a surface with an instrument [v WROTE, WRITTEN, WRITING, WRITES] : WRITABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Write

1. 1. To set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to write figures. 2. To set down for reading; to express in legible or intelligible characters; to inscribe; as, to write a deed; to write a bill of divorcement; hence, specifically, to set down in an epistle; to communicate by letter. "Last night she enjoined me to write some lines to one she loves." (Shak) "I chose to write the thing I durst not speak To her I loved." (Prior) 3. Hence, to compose or produce, as an author. "I purpose to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time within the memory of men still living." (Macaulay) 4. To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave; as, truth written on the heart. 5. To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; often used reflexively. "He who writes himself by his own inscription is like an ill painter, who, by writing on a shapeless picture which he hath drawn, is fain to tell passengers what shape it is, which else no man could imagine." (Milton) To write to, to communicate by a written document to. Written laws, laws deriving their force from express legislative enactment, as contradistinguished from unwritten, or common, law. See the Note under Law, and Common law. Origin: OE. Writen, AS. Writan; originally, to scratch, to score; akin to OS. Writan to write, to tear, to wound, D. Rijten to tear, to rend, G. Reissen, OHG. Rizan, Icel. Rita to write, Goth. Writs a stroke, dash, letter. Cf. Race tribe, lineage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Write

writ larger
writ largest
writ of certiorari
writ of detinue
writ of election
writ of error
writ of execution
writ of habeas corpus
writ of mandamus
writ of prohibition
writ of right
writability
writable
writative
write (current term)
write-down
write-in
write-in candidate
write-ins
write-off
write-offs
write-only
write-up
write about
write copy
write down
write head
write home about
write in

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