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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.
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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