Associations to the word «Write»


WRITE, verb. (ambitransitive) To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.
WRITE, verb. (transitive) To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).
WRITE, verb. (transitive) To send written information to.
WRITE, verb. (transitive) To show (information, etc) in written form.
WRITE, verb. (intransitive) To be an author.
WRITE, verb. (transitive) (computing) To record (data) mechanically or electronically.
WRITE, verb. (transitive) (South Africa) (Canada) (of a form, a document, etc.) To fill in, to complete using words.
WRITE, verb. To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave.
WRITE, verb. To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; often used reflexively.
WRITE, noun. (computing) The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk.
WRITE DOWN, verb. (transitive) To set (something) down in writing; to record something.
WRITE DOWN, verb. (transitive) To write (something) in a simple or condescending style.
WRITE DOWN, verb. (transitive) (accounting) To make a downward adjustment in the value of an asset.
WRITE HEAD, noun. That part of several electromechanical devices that converts electrical signals into digital or analog information stored on a magnetic or optical medium
WRITE HOME ABOUT, verb. (idiomatic) See nothing to write home about and something to write home about.
WRITE HOME ABOUT, verb. Of significance.
WRITE IN, verb. (intransitive) To write a letter to, e.g. a publication.
WRITE IN, verb. (transitive) To fill in something required, by writing.
WRITE OFF, verb. (accounting) To reduce an asset's book value to zero
WRITE OFF, verb. (accounting) To record an expenditure as an expense.
WRITE OFF, verb. (accounting) To remove a portion of a debt or an amount of an account owed to you counting it as a loss (as a gesture of goodwill for example)
WRITE OFF, verb. (accounting) To record a notional expense such as amortization or depreciation.
WRITE OFF, verb. Figuratively, to assign a low value to something.
WRITE ONCE, adjective. (computing) of a type of storage technology in which data, once written, cannot be erased or modified
WRITE ONE'S OWN TICKET, verb. (idiomatic) To be empowered to choose whatever job, financial arrangement, or course of action one desires.
WRITE OUT, verb. (transitive) To write in full length or expanded form.
WRITE THE BOOK, verb. To be an authoritative expert (on some specified topic).
WRITE UP, verb. To write about positively.
WRITE UP, verb. To document the faults of.
WRITE UP, verb. To produce by writing.

Dictionary definition

WRITE, verb. Produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels".
WRITE, verb. Communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week".
WRITE, verb. Have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career".
WRITE, verb. Communicate (with) in writing; "Write her soon, please!".
WRITE, verb. Communicate by letter; "He wrote that he would be coming soon".
WRITE, verb. Write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies".
WRITE, verb. 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".
WRITE, verb. Record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk".
WRITE, verb. 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".
WRITE, verb. Create code, write a computer program; "She writes code faster than anybody else".

Wise words

Every creature is a word of God.
Meister Eckhart