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Definition 1: communicate or express by writing - [verb of communication]

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

  • He wrote about his great love for his wife

(write is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

(... is a kind of write ) make out and issue

"write out a check" "cut a ticket" "Please make the check out to me"

(... is a kind of write ) put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

(... is a kind of write ) write down quickly without much attention to detail

(... is a kind of write ) write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of

(... is a kind of write ) write by hand

"You should handwrite the note to your guests"

(... is a kind of write ) write by means of a keyboard with types

"type the acceptance letter, please"

(... is a kind of write ) mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)

"She signed the letter and sent it off" "Please sign here"

(... is a kind of write ) write differently; alter the writing of

"The student rewrote his thesis"

(... is a kind of write ) use an apostrophe

(... is a kind of write ) make consistent with certain rules of style

"style a manuscript"

(... is a kind of write ) write to an organization

"Many listeners wrote in after the controversial radio program"

(... is a kind of write ) bring to public notice by writing, with praise or condemnation

"The New York Times wrote him up last week" "Did your boss write you up?"

(write has a similar meaning as ...) communicate (with) in writing

"Write her soon, please!"

Definition 2: record data on a computer - [verb of communication]

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

  • boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk

Synonyms for write in the sense of this definition

(write is a kind of ...) register electronically

"They recorded her singing"

(... is a kind of write ) write new data on top of existing data and thus erase the previously existing data

"overwrite that file"

(write belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 3: communicate (with) in writing - [verb of communication]

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

  • Write her soon, please!

Synonyms for write in the sense of this definition

(write is a kind of ...) exchange messages

"My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"

(write has a similar meaning as ...) communicate or express by writing

"He wrote about his great love for his wife"

Definition 4: produce a literary work - [verb of creation]

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

  • She composed a poem
  • He wrote four novels

Synonyms for write in the sense of this definition

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

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

"The playwright scripted the movie"

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

"She writes copy for Harper's Bazaar"

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

"adopt a book for a screenplay"

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

"draft a speech"

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

"He versified the ancient saga"

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

"She authored this play"

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

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

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

"he referenced his colleagues' work"

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

"write out a contract"

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

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

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

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

"Snow wrote about China"

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

"The author of this article profiles a famous painter"

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

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

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

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

(write 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"

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

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

Definition 5: mark or trace on a surface - [verb of creation]

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

  • The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper
  • Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet

(write is a kind of ...) make a mark or lines on a surface

"draw a line" "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

(... is a kind of write ) make a dot or dots

(... is a kind of write ) copy down as is

"The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"

(... is a kind of write ) write carelessly

(... is a kind of write ) write as if with print; not cursive

(... is a kind of write ) mark letters on or mark with letters

(... is a kind of write ) write in capital letters

(... is a kind of write ) write on the top or outside

"superscribe one's name and address"

(... is a kind of write ) write on the outside or upper part of

"superscribe an envelope"

(... is a kind of write ) trace a line through or across

"cross your `t'"

(... is a kind of write ) write beautifully and ornamentally

(... is a kind of write ) write in shorthand

"The students were able to stenograph and record the conversation"

(... is a kind of write ) reproduce by printing

Definition 6: write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word) - [verb of creation]

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

  • He spelled the word wrong in this letter

Synonyms for write in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of write ) spell fully and without abbreviating

"Can you spell out your middle name instead of just giving the initial?"

(... is a kind of write ) divide or connect with a hyphen

"hyphenate these words and names"

Definition 7: write music - [verb of creation]

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

  • Beethoven composed nine symphonies

Synonyms for write in the sense of this definition

(write is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

(... is a kind of write ) write in counterpoint

"Bach perfected the art of counterpointing"

(... is a kind of write ) write (music) for (a text)

(... is a kind of write ) adapt for performance in a different way

"set this poem to music"

(... is a kind of write ) write a musical score for

(... is a kind of write ) supply a melody for

(... is a kind of write ) write a harmony for

(... is a kind of write ) write an instrumental score for

(write belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 8: create code, write a computer program - [verb of creation]

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

  • She writes code faster than anybody else

(write is a kind of ...) create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

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