Write

  • 1 write — W1S1 [raıt] v past tense wrote [rəut US rout] past participle written [ˈrıtn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(book/article/poem etc)¦ 2¦(letter)¦ 3¦(form words)¦ 4¦(state something)¦ 5¦(music/song)¦ 6¦(computer program)¦ 7¦(a computer records something)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 write — [ raıt ] (past tense wrote [ rout ] ; past participle writ|ten [ rıtn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create story/letter etc. ▸ 2 make words etc. with pen ▸ 3 create formal document ▸ 4 in computing ▸ 5 spell a word ▸ 6 when pen works ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …

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  • 3 write — (rīt) v. wrote (rōt), writ·ten (rĭt’n) also writ (rĭt), writ·ing, writes v. tr. 1. a) To form (letters, words, or symbols) on a surface such as paper with an instrument such as a pen. b) …

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  • 4 write — [rīt] vt. wrote, written, writing [ME writen < OE writan, to scratch, engrave, write, akin to Ger reissen, to tear < IE base * wer , to tear off, scratch > Gr rhinē, a rasp] 1. a) to form or inscribe (words, letters, symbols, etc.) on a… …

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  • 5 Write — Эта статья об утилите Unix; о текстовом редакторе компании Microsoft, см.: Windows Write write unix утилита, позволяющая отправить сообщение другому пользователю, который имеет сессию в этой же системе. В отличие от утилиты talk, переписка… …

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  • 6 Write — Write, v. t. [imp. {Wrote}; p. p. {Written}; Archaic imp. & p. p. {Writ}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Writing}.] [OE. writen, AS. wr[=i]tan; originally, to scratch, to score; akin to OS. wr[=i]tan to write, to tear, to wound, D. rijten to tear, to rend, G.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 write — (v.) O.E. writan to score, outline, draw the figure of, later to set down in writing (class I strong verb; past tense wrat, pp. writen), from P.Gmc. *writanan tear, scratch (Cf. O.Fris. writa to write, O.S. writan to tear, scratch, write, O.N.… …

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  • 8 write-up — ˈwrite up noun 1. [countable, uncountable] ACCOUNTING when the value of an asset is increased: • The company had expected a total asset write up of about A$1 billion. 2. [countable] a written opinion about a new product, book etc: • Their PC had… …

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  • 9 write-in — write ins N COUNT: also N n In the US, a write in is a vote that you make by writing the candidate s name on the ballot paper. When Republican write ins were included, Johnson s margin of victory was only 230 votes... The state does not permit… …

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  • 10 Write — Write, v. i. 1. To form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] So it stead you, I will write, Please you command. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 write up — vt: to increase the book value of (an asset) write–up / rīt ˌəp/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. write up …

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  • 12 write-up — write ups N COUNT: usu with supp A write up is an article in a newspaper or magazine, in which someone gives their opinion of something such as a film, restaurant, or new product. The show received a good write up... The guide book contains a… …

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  • 13 write — ► VERB (past wrote; past part. written) 1) mark (letters, words, or other symbols) on a surface, with a pen, pencil, or similar implement. 2) write and send (a letter) to someone. 3) compose (a text or work) in writing. 4) compose (a musical… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 write in — (something) to send a letter or electronic message to an organization or business. A lot of customers write in their complaints and get nothing from the company in response. Write in today and let us know what you think …

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  • 15 write up — (something) to tell about something by writing it. We had such a wonderful trip, I wanted to write it up in my diary before I forgot a lot of details. Usage notes: often said about creating a finished document: We have to write up the lab report… …

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  • 16 write — [v] put language down on paper address, author, autograph, bang out*, chalk*, commit, communicate, comp*, compose, copy, correspond, create, dash off*, draft, draw up*, drop a line*, drop a note*, engross, formulate, ghost, indite, ink, inscribe …

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  • 17 write-in — ☆ write in [rītin΄ ] n. 1. a vote for some person whose name is not on the ballot, made by inserting that person s name 2. a person whose name is so inserted adj. of or relating to a write in [write in campaign] …

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  • 18 Write On — was an educational television show which was produced and broadcast by TVOntario in the late 1970s.The series starred Jack Creley as Mr. R.H. Morton, Diane Dewey as Miss Newton, and Paul Brown as Henry Kent.The premise of the series is of the… …

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  • 19 write-up — n a written opinion about a new book, play, or product in a newspaper, magazine etc = ↑review ▪ The play got a really good write up (=it was praised) in the press …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 write up — write or describe in writing, give a full account of After our trip to Vietnam I spent a couple of weeks trying to write it up for a magazine …

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