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autograph

au·to·graph

autograph

 
 
pronunciation:
aw t graef
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a signature, esp. that of a famous person.
synonyms:
John Hancock, signature
similar words:
x
definition 2: anything written in the author's own handwriting.
similar words:
original
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part of speech: adjective
definition: written in the author's own handwriting.
an autograph Shakespeare play
similar words:
original
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: autographed, autographing, autographs
definition: to sign one's name in or on, esp. as a souvenir.
The singer autographed his albums for many fans.
synonyms:
inscribe, sign
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derivations: autographic (adj.), autographical (adj.), autographically (adv.)
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