Associations to the word «Writing»

Pictures for the word «Writing»


WRITING, noun. (uncountable) Graphism of symbols such as letters that express some meaning.
WRITING, noun. (uncountable) Something written, such as a document, article or book.
WRITING, noun. (uncountable) The process of representing a language with symbols or letters.
WRITING, noun. (countable) A work of an author.
WRITING, noun. (countable) The style of writing of a person.
WRITING, noun. (as a modifier) Intended for or used in writing.
WRITING, verb. Present participle of write
WRITING BOARD, noun. A smooth vertical surface to be written upon using an erasable material, large enough for several persons to read simultaneously.
WRITING DESK, noun. A desk at which someone may write.
WRITING DESKS, noun. Plural of writing desk
WRITING DOWN, verb. Present participle of write down
WRITING ON THE WALL, noun. An ominous warning; a prediction of bad luck.
WRITING PAD, noun. A collection of blank pages of writing paper, bound together, often with a cardboard cover
WRITING PADS, noun. Plural of writing pad
WRITING PAPER, noun. Paper designed to be written on with ink; it may be ruled or unruled.
WRITING SYSTEM, noun. (linguistics) A system for writing one or more languages; a particular alphabetic, syllabic, logographic, or other scheme. For example, the Latin alphabet or the Cyrillic alphabet.
WRITING SYSTEM, noun. (linguistics) (specifically) The basic type of a system for writing languages. For example, alphabetic writing or logographic writing.
WRITING SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of writing system
WRITING UP, verb. Present participle of write up

Dictionary definition

WRITING, noun. The act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship".
WRITING, noun. The work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing".
WRITING, noun. (usually plural) the collected work of an author; "the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings".
WRITING, noun. Letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible".
WRITING, noun. The activity of putting something in written form; "she did the thinking while he did the writing".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy