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writing

Overview of noun writing

1. writing, authorship, composition, penning -- (the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship")

2. writing, written material, piece of writing -- (the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing")

3. writing -- ((usually plural) the collected work of an author; "the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings")

4. writing -- (letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible")

5. writing, committal to writing -- (the activity of putting something in written form; "she did the thinking while he did the writing")


Overview of verb write

1. write, compose, pen, indite -- (produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels")

2. write -- (communicate or express by writing

; "Please write to me every week")

3. publish, write -- (have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career")

4. write, drop a line -- (communicate (with) in writing; "Write her soon, please!")

5. write -- (communicate by letter; "He wrote that he would be coming soon")

6. compose, write -- (write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies")

7. write -- (mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet")

8. write, save -- (record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk")

9. spell, write -- (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")

10. write -- (create code, write a computer program; "She writes code faster than anybody else")



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