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Life is not a dress rehearsal.Rose Tremain
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
Third person singular
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.
- The pupil wrote his name on the paper.
- Your son has been writing on the wall.
- (transitive) To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).
- My uncle writes newspaper articles for The Herald.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To send a letter to.
- Please write me when you get there.
- (transitive) To show (information, etc) in written form.
- The due day of the homework is written in the syllabus.
- (intransitive) To be an author.
- I write for a living.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To record (data) mechanically or electronicaly.
- The computer writes to the disk faster than it reads from it.
- (form letters, words or symbols in order to communicate): inscribe, scrawl (indistinctly), scribble (quickly or imprecisely)
- (be the author of): author, pen
- (send a letter to): write to (UK)
- (show (information, etc) in written form):: display, indicate, mark, show
- (computing: store (data)): save, store
to form letters, etc.
to send a letter to
to be the author of
to show (information)
to be an author
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Translations to be checked
- "write" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
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