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Write (v. t.) 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.
Write (v. t.) 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.
Write (v. t.) Hence, to compose or produce, as an author.
Write (v. t.) To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave; as, truth written on the heart.
Write (v. t.) To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; -- often used reflexively.
Write (v. i.) To form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs.
Write (v. i.) 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.
Write (v. i.) To frame or combine ideas, and express them in written words; to play the author; to recite or relate in books; to compose.
Write (v. i.) To compose or send letters.
Writing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Write
Writing (n.) The act or art of forming letters and characters on paper, wood, stone, or other material, for the purpose of recording the ideas which characters and words express, or of communicating them to others by visible signs.
Writing (n.) Anything written or printed; anything expressed in characters or letters
Writing (n.) Any legal instrument, as a deed, a receipt, a bond, an agreement, or the like.
Writing (n.) Any written composition; a pamphlet; a work; a literary production; a book; as, the writings of Addison.
Writing (n.) An inscription.
Writing (n.) Handwriting; chirography.