writer

  • 1 Writer — Writ er, n. [AS. wr[=i]tere.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who writes, or has written; a scribe; a clerk. [1913 Webster] They [came] that handle the pen of the writer. Judg. v. 14. [1913 Webster] My tongue is the pen of a ready writer. Ps. xlv. 1. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 writer — writer, author, composer can all denote a person who gives expression to his ideas or feelings, but they are not as a rule synonyms. Writer is a comprehensive term applied to someone whose occupation or chief employment is that of expressing… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 writer — (n.) O.E. writere one who can write, clerk; one who produces books or literary compositions, agent noun from writan (see WRITE (Cf. write) (v.)). Meaning sign painter is from 1837. Writer s cramp attested by 1853; writer s block by 1950 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 writer — index amanuensis Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 writer — /ˈvraiter, ingl. ˈraɪtə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propr. «scrittore»] s. m. e f. inv. graffitaro, graffitista …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 6 writer — [n] person who composes with language author, biographer, columnist, contributor, correspondent, critic, dramatist, editor, essayist, freelancer, ghostwriter, journalist, newspaper person, novelist, person of letters, poet, reporter, screenwriter …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 writer — ► NOUN 1) a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation. 2) Computing a device that writes data to a storage medium …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 writer — [rīt′ər] n. 1. a person who writes 2. a person whose work or occupation is writing; now, specif., an author, journalist, or the like …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 writer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ celebrated, distinguished, eminent, famous, great, important, influential, leading, major, prominent, well known …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 Writer — OpenOffice.org Writer OpenOffice.org Writer Document OpenOffice.org …

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  • 11 writer — The person who sells an option in return for a premium and is obligated to perform when the holder exercises his right under the option contract. Also referred to as the option seller. Chicago Board of Trade glossary One who sells an option. A… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 writer — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. author, journalist, reporter, newspaperman, magazine writer, contributor, poet, novelist, essayist, biographer, dramatist, playwright, librettist, scenario writer, scenarist, screenwriter, literary critic, correspondent,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 writer — Synonyms and related words: addressee, advertising writer, amanuensis, annalist, art critic, author, authoress, belletrist, bibliographer, calligrapher, chirographer, clerk, coauthor, collaborator, columnist, communicator, compiler, composer,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 Writer — A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, as well as those who have written in many different forms. The word is almost synonymous with author , although… …

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  • 15 writer — writ|er W2S3 [ˈraıtə US ər] n 1.) someone who writes books, stories etc, especially as a job →↑author, playwright ↑playwright ▪ a science fiction writer writer on ▪ a well known writer on astrology writer of ▪ a writer of ch …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 Writer — The seller of an option, usually an individual, bank, or company, that issues the option and consequently has the obligation to sell the asset (if a call) or to buy the asset (if a put) on which the option is written if the option buyer exercises …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 writer — [[t]ra͟ɪtə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ writers 1) N COUNT: oft supp N A writer is a person who writes books, stories, or articles as a job. Turner is a writer and critic. ...detective stories by American writers. ...novelist and travel writer Paul Theroux.… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 writer */*/*/ — UK [ˈraɪtə(r)] / US [ˈraɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms writer : singular writer plural writers a) someone who writes books, stories, or articles as their job work by some of today s best writers writer of: a writer of popular novels b) someone …

    English dictionary

  • 19 Writer — Als Writer bezeichnet man Graffiti Sprüher Writer (Textverarbeitung), die Textverarbeitung des Office Paketes OpenOffice.org. Writer (Computerprogramm) die Bezeichnung eines Computerprogramms aus dem Office Suite Paket NewDeal Office bzw.… …

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  • 20 Writer — The seller of an option who collects the premium payment from the buyer. For example, a writer holds a short position on a call option. If the call option is exercised, then the writer has to sell the underlying stock at the strike price of the… …

    Investment dictionary