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  Words related to write

Related / Similar Words: drop a line, compose, pen, indite, spell, publish

 

Definition:
  • communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week";
  • record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk";
  • communicate (with) in writing; "Write her soon, please!";
  • communicate by letter; "He wrote that he would be coming soon";
  • mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper";
  • produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels";
  • 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 music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies";
  • have (one''s written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career";

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    See Also: write out, write up

     

    Hyponyms: write in, style, apostrophize, apostrophise, encode, code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code, rewrite, sign, subscribe, dot, type, typewrite, handwrite, jot down, jot, scribble, scrabble, write down, set down, get down, put down, write out, issue, make out, cut, write up, overwrite, stenograph, calligraph, cross, superscribe, capitalize, capitalise, letter, print, scrawl, copy, impress, draw, lyric, write on, write of, write about, profile, paragraph, write off, dash off, knock off, toss off, fling off, write copy, dramatize, dramatise, adopt, draft, outline, verse, versify, poetize, poetise, author, annotate, footnote, reference, cite, script, hyphenate, hyphen, counterpoint, set to music, arrange, set, score, melodize, melodise, harmonize, harmonise, instrument, instrumentate

     

    Grouped Verbs: drop a line, publish, compose, pen, indite

     

    Entailments: spell

     

    Derivational Morphology: writer, writing, committal to writing, pen, authorship, composition, penning, author, spelling, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music, composing, composer, publication

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: shkruan   Basque: idatzi  
    Breton: skriva   Bulgarian: пиша  
    Catalan: escriure   Chinese:  
    Croatian: pisati   Danish: skrive  
    Dutch: schrijven   Esperanto: skribi and verki  
    Estonian: kirjanik olema and kirjutama   Finnish: kirjoittaa  
    French: écrire   Georgian: წერა  
    German: schreiben   Greek: γράφω  
    Hebrew: לכתוב and לכתוב ל   Hungarian: ír  
    Icelandic: rithöfundur and skrifa   Ido: skribar  
    Irish: scríobh   Italian: scrivere  
    Japanese: 書く   Korean: 쓰다  
    Latin: scribere   Latvian: rakstīt  
    Norwegian: skrive   Polish: pisać  
    Portuguese: escrever   Romanian: scrie  
    Russian: написать and писать   Slovak: písať  
    Slovene: pisati   Spanish: escribir  
    Swahili: kuandika   Swedish: skriva  
    Tagalog: sumulat   Telugu: వ్రాయు  
    Turkish: yazmak   Vietnamese: viết  
    Yiddish: שרײַבן  
     
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