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write

write

 
 
pronunciation:
raIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: writes, writing, written, wrote (writes, writing, wrote, written)
definition 1: to form on a surface with a pen, pencil, typewriter, or other instrument.
Write your name on the paper.
similar words:
communicate, compose, convey, etch, express, inscribe, jot, letter, note, pen, pen, pencil, put down, record, relate, report, say, scrawl, scribble, script, tell, type, voice
definition 2: to express or record by writing.
She wrote her ideas in a notebook.
similar words:
draw up, put down
definition 3: to be the author or composer of.
She wrote that song.
synonyms:
compose
similar words:
contribute, create, draft, originate, produce
definition 4: to fill in the spaces of or cover with writing.
He wrote six pages.
similar words:
scrawl, scribble, type
definition 5: to produce written material as a job.
She writes for the local newspaper.
definition 6: to send a letter.
Write to me soon.
synonyms:
correspond
similar words:
communicate
Homophone Note
The words write and right sound alike but have different meanings.
Word History
Write comes from an Old English word that means "to scratch or carve."
Word Builder: write +
  • writer:
    a person who writes; author.
  • rewrite:
    to write again in order to improve.
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  art, book, literature, school