- 1. write, compose, pen, indite, create verbally
- usage: produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
- 2. write, communicate, intercommunicate
- usage: communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
- 3. publish, write, create verbally
- usage: have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"
- 4. write, drop a line, correspond
- usage: communicate (with) in writing; "Write her soon, please!"
- 5. write, communicate, intercommunicate
- usage: communicate by letter; "He wrote that he would be coming soon"
- 6. compose, write, make, create
- usage: write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
- 7. write, trace, draw, line, describe, delineate
- usage: mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"
- 8. write, save, record, tape
- usage: record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"
- 9. spell, write
- usage: write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word); "He spelled the word wrong in this letter"
- 10. write, create by mental act, create mentally
- usage: create code, write a computer program; "She writes code faster than anybody else"
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- 1. written (vs. spoken), backhand, left-slanting, cursive, engrossed, graphic, graphical, in writing(predicate), handwritten, holographic, inscribed, longhand, scrivened, shorthand, scripted#1, written
- usage: set down in writing in any of various ways; "written evidence"
- 2. written (vs. unwritten), codified, statute(predicate)
- usage: systematically collected and written down; "written laws"
- 3. scripted (vs. unscripted), written
- usage: written as for a film or play or broadcast
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