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Definition of Write


  1. To set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to write figures.
  2. To set down for reading; to express in legible or intelligible characters; to inscribe; as, to write a deed; to write a bill of divorcement; hence, specifically, to set down in an epistle; to communicate by letter.
  3. Hence, to compose or produce, as an author.
  4. To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave; as, truth written on the heart.
  5. To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; -- often used reflexively.
  6. To form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs.
  7. To be regularly employed or occupied in writing, copying, or accounting; to act as clerk or amanuensis; as, he writes in one of the public offices.
  8. To frame or combine ideas, and express them in written words; to play the author; to recite or relate in books; to compose.
  9. To compose or send letters.

Write Quotations

Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself. - Octavia E. Butler
Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself.
Octavia E. Butler

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
Ray Bradbury

Writing is my love. If you love something, you find a lot of time. I write for two hours a day, usually starting at midnight; at times, I start at 11.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing and dance, and write poems and suffer and understand, for all that is life.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Benjamin Franklin
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Write Translations

write in Afrikaans is skryf
write in Dutch is neerschrijven, schrijven, uitschrijven
write in Finnish is laatia, kirjoittaa
write in German is schreiben
write in Italian is vergare, scrivere
write in Norwegian is skrive
write in Portuguese is escrever, escreva
write in Spanish is escribir
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