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Definition 1: the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where paper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper

Synonyms for paper in the sense of this definition

(paper is a kind of ...) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

"they improve their product every year" "they export most of their agricultural production"

Definition 2: a medium for written communication - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where paper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the notion of an office running without paper is absurd

(paper is a kind of ...) a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information

(... is made of the substance paper) one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains

Definition 3: an essay (especially one written as an assignment) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where paper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got an A on his composition

Synonyms for paper in the sense of this definition

(paper is a kind of ...) an analytic or interpretive literary composition

(... is a kind of paper ) a composition intended to indicate a student's progress during a school term

Definition 4: a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where paper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he has written many scientific papers

(paper is a kind of ...) nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication

Definition 5: a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where paper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he read his newspaper at breakfast

Synonyms for paper in the sense of this definition

(paper is a kind of ...) the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines

(... is a kind of paper ) a newspaper that is published every day

(... is a kind of paper ) a newspaper or official journal

(... is a kind of paper ) a newspaper written and published by students in a school

(... is a kind of paper ) newspaper with half-size pages

(paper is a part of ...) an item in a newspaper

(paper is a part of ...) the section of a newspaper that reports on sports

(paper is a part of ...) the heading or caption of a newspaper article

(paper is a part of ...) an article reporting news

(paper is a part of ...) a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine

"they ran a feature on retirement planning"

(paper is a part of ...) an article giving opinions or perspectives

(paper is a part of ...) printed material (text and pictures) produced by an intaglio printing process in a rotary press

(paper is a part of ...) a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book

Definition 6: a business firm that publishes newspapers - [noun denoting group]

Samples where paper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Murdoch owns many newspapers

Synonyms for paper in the sense of this definition

(paper is a kind of ...) a firm in the publishing business

Definition 7: a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses - [noun denoting substance]

(paper is a kind of ...) the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

"coal is a hard black material" "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"

(... is a kind of paper ) paper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink; used for writing correspondence and manuscripts

(... is a kind of paper ) paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans

(... is a kind of paper ) a substance made from paper pulp that can be molded when wet and painted when dry

(... is a kind of paper ) absorbent paper used as toweling

(... is a kind of paper ) a long narrow strip of paper

(... is a kind of paper ) a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

(... is a kind of paper ) a thin tough opaque paper used in fine books

(... is a kind of paper ) paper that has been made translucent and waterproof by soaking in oil

(... is a kind of paper ) cheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers

"they used bales of newspaper every day"

(... is a kind of paper ) paper with lines appropriate for writing music

(... is a kind of paper ) a superior paper resembling sheepskin

(... is a kind of paper ) a thin delicate material resembling paper; made from the rice-paper tree

(... is a kind of paper ) a tough paper used for wrapping

(... is a kind of paper ) paper that has been waterproofed by treatment with wax or paraffin

(... is a kind of paper ) paper discarded after use

(... is a kind of paper ) a decorative paper for the walls of rooms

(... is a kind of paper ) a paper that is coated with a preparation for transferring a design to another surface

(... is a kind of paper ) a semitransparent paper that is used for tracing drawings

(... is a kind of paper ) a soft thin (usually translucent) paper

(... is a kind of paper ) a continuous thin ribbon of paper on which stock quotes are written

(... is a kind of paper ) a heavy paper impregnated with tar and used as part of a roof for waterproofing

(... is a kind of paper ) a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp

(... is a kind of paper ) a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies

"an original and two manifolds"

(... is a kind of paper ) paper for making cartridge cases

(... is a kind of paper ) a stiff moderately thick paper

(... is a kind of paper ) a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper

(... is a kind of paper ) sensitized paper used to make blueprints

(... is a kind of paper ) absorbent paper used to dry ink

(... is a kind of paper ) a high-quality paper (usually having a filler of china clay)

(... is a kind of paper ) paper used for writing or printing

(... is a kind of paper ) small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)

(... is a kind of paper ) a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape

(... is a kind of paper ) paper folded to permit continuous printing controlled by a computer

(... is a kind of paper ) paper suitable for drawing and making cutouts

(... is a kind of paper ) unsized paper treated with litmus for use as an acid-base indicator

(... is a kind of paper ) a high-quality paper made of linen fibers or with a linen finish

(... is a kind of paper ) paper that is impermeable to oil or grease; used in cooking

(... is a kind of paper ) paper that has lines to permit drawing graphs

(... is a kind of paper ) paper that is poisoned or coated with a sticky substance to kill flies

(... is a kind of paper ) a porous unsized paper used for filtering

(... is a kind of paper ) paper that is specially prepared for use in drafting

(... is a kind of paper ) paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations

(... is a kind of paper ) one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes

"he collected cards and traded them with the other boys"

(paper is made of the substance ...) a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers

Definition 8: cover with paper - [verb of contact]

Samples where paper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • paper the box

(paper is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

Definition 9: cover with wallpaper - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for paper in the sense of this definition

(paper is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

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