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paper

pa·per

paper

 
 
pronunciation:
peI pr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin material often used to write on, to wrap objects, and to make things such as containers.
I need a piece of paper to write a letter.He wrapped the presents in red paper.
 
similar words:
bond
definition 2: a single piece or sheet of this material.
Write your name at the top of your paper.
synonyms:
sheet
similar words:
page, piece
definition 3: any written or printed document.
They lost their birth records and other important papers in the fire.
similar words:
article, document, essay, exam, report
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The word paper comes from the Latin word papyrus. See the entry for papyrus to find out why.
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