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Overview of verb write

The verb write has 10 senses? (first 9 from tagged texts)
1. (112) write, compose, pen, indite

(produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels")

2. (94) write

(communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week")

3. (33) publish, write

(have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career")

4. (15) write, drop a line

(communicate (with) in writing; "Write her soon, please!")

5. (10) write

(communicate by letter; "He wrote that he would be coming soon")

6. (9) compose, write

(write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies")

7. (8) write

(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. (4) write, save

(record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk")

9. (1) spell, write

(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 code, write a computer program; "She writes code faster than anybody else") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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