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write meaning

EN[ɹaɪt] [-aɪt]
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A painting of a man writing.
A painting of a man writing.

    Definition of write in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwritesSUF-ite
    1. (computing) The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk.
      1. How many writes per second can this hard disk handle?
  • VerbSGwritesPRwritingPTwrotePTwritPPwrittenPPwrit
    1. VT VI To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.
      1. The pupil wrote his name on the paper. ‎
      2. Your son has been writing on the wall. ‎
    2. VT To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).
      1. My uncle writes newspaper articles for The Herald. ‎
    3. VT To send written information to.
      1. (UK) Please write to me when you get there. ‎
      2. (US) Please write me when you get there. ‎
    4. VT To show (information, etc) in written form.
      1. The due day of the homework is written in the syllabus. ‎
    5. VI To be an author.
      1. I write for a living. ‎
    6. VT (computing) To record (data) mechanically or electronically.
      1. The computer writes to the disk faster than it reads from it. ‎
    7. VT (South Africa, Canada, of a form, a document, etc.) To fill in, to complete using words.
      1. I was very anxious to know my score after I wrote the test. ‎
    8. To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave.
      1. truth written on the heart ‎
    9. To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; often used reflexively.
    10. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • My brothers, on the other hand, considered that my talents were overrated. Putting it plainly, they told me that what I wrote was tommy-rot.
        • Many programs were written for the Sinclair Spectrum computer in BASIC.
        • I used to write short stories, but these days my inspiration has run dry.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Written by and for a myopic, microscopical insomniac, it's a babeldom that puts all noveldom in the shade, that puts culture, with a sardonic laugh, in a cul-de-sac.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • “This boodling was worth a hundred thousand pounds a year to the city,” they wrote.
        • The old description of her departed predecessor, " a Yankee cheese-box on a raft," will give one a better idea of her external appearance than any chapter which could be written.
        • Pen in hand, I turned back to the letter I was writing.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
              • Verbs by inflection type
                • Irregular verbs
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            Meaning of write for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "write" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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