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Definition 1: female swan - [noun denoting animal]

(pen is a kind of ...) stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult

Definition 2: a writing implement with a point from which ink flows - [noun denoting artifact]

(pen is a kind of ...) an implement that is used to write

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen with a writing tip made of felt (trade name Magic Marker)

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen that is supplied with ink from a reservoir in its barrel

(... is a kind of pen ) pen made from a bird's feather

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen with indelible ink that will write on any surface

(pen is a part of ...) the writing point of a pen

Definition 3: an enclosure for confining livestock - [noun denoting artifact]

(pen is a kind of ...) a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen for cattle

(... is a kind of pen ) an enclosure for cattle that have been rounded up

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen where stray animals are confined

(... is a kind of pen ) pen where racehorses are saddled and paraded before a race

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen for livestock in southern Africa

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen where livestock is temporarily confined

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen for sheep

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot

(... is a kind of pen ) a pen for swine

Definition 4: a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pen in the sense of this definition

(pen is a kind of ...) a penal institution maintained by the government

Definition 5: a portable enclosure in which babies may be left to play - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pen in the sense of this definition

(pen is a kind of ...) a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose

Definition 6: produce a literary work - [verb of creation]

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

  • She composed a poem
  • He wrote four novels

Synonyms for pen in the sense of this definition

(pen is a kind of ...) create with or from words

(... is a kind of pen ) write a script for

"The playwright scripted the movie"

(... is a kind of pen ) write for commercial publications

"She writes copy for Harper's Bazaar"

(... is a kind of pen ) put into dramatic form

"adopt a book for a screenplay"

(... is a kind of pen ) draw up an outline or sketch for something

"draft a speech"

(... is a kind of pen ) compose verses or put into verse

"He versified the ancient saga"

(... is a kind of pen ) be the author of

"She authored this play"

(... is a kind of pen ) add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments

"The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel"

(... is a kind of pen ) refer to

"he referenced his colleagues' work"

(... is a kind of pen ) put into writing; write in complete form

"write out a contract"

(... is a kind of pen ) rewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose

"re-write a play for use in schools"

(... is a kind of pen ) write quickly

"She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper" "He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess"

(... is a kind of pen ) write a legal document or paper

"The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"

(... is a kind of pen ) write lyrics for (a song)

(... is a kind of pen ) write about a particular topic

"Snow wrote about China"

(... is a kind of pen ) write about

"The author of this article profiles a famous painter"

(... is a kind of pen ) write paragraphs; work as a paragrapher

(... is a kind of pen ) write about in a paragraph

"All her friends were paragraphed in last Monday's paper"

(... is a kind of pen ) write something fluently, and without hesitation

(pen implies ...) 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"

(pen belongs to category ...) the act of creating written works

"writing was a form of therapy for him" "it was a matter of disputed authorship"

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