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Overview of noun letters

The noun letters has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) letters

(the literary culture; "this book shows American letters at its best")

2. letters

(scholarly attainment; "he is a man of letters")


Overview of noun letter

The noun letter has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (65) letter, missive

(a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor")

2. (7) letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character

(the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters")

3. letter

(owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire)

4. letter

(a strictly literal interpretation (as distinct from the intention); "he followed instructions to the letter"; "he obeyed the letter of the law")

5. letter, varsity letter

(an award earned by participation in a school sport; "he won letters in three sports")


Overview of verb letter

The verb letter has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) letter

(win an athletic letter)

2. letter

(set down or print with letters)

3. letter

(mark letters on or mark with letters)

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