Definitions for writeraɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word write
write, compose, pen, indite(verb)
produce a literary work
"She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
communicate or express by writing
"Please write to me every week"
have (one's written work) issued for publication
"How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"
write, drop a line(verb)
communicate (with) in writing
"Write her soon, please!"
communicate by letter
"He wrote that he would be coming soon"
"Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
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"
record data on a computer
"boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"
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"
create code, write a computer program
"She writes code faster than anybody else"
The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk.
How many writes per second can this hard disk handle?
To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.
To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).
My uncle writes newspaper articles for The Herald.
To send written information to.
To show (information, etc) in written form.
The due day of the homework is written in the syllabus.
To be an author.
I write for a living.
To record (data) mechanically or electronically.
The computer writes to the disk faster than it reads from it.
To fill in, to complete using words.
I was very anxious to know my score after I wrote the test.
Origin: From writen, from writan, from wrītanan, from wrei-. Cognate with Dutch rijten, riten, German reißen, rita, ríta, ritzen.
to set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to write figures
to set down for reading; to express in legible or intelligible characters; to inscribe; as, to write a deed; to write a bill of divorcement; hence, specifically, to set down in an epistle; to communicate by letter
hence, to compose or produce, as an author
to impress durably; to imprint; to engrave; as, truth written on the heart
to make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; -- often used reflexively
to form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs
to be regularly employed or occupied in writing, copying, or accounting; to act as clerk or amanuensis; as, he writes in one of the public offices
to frame or combine ideas, and express them in written words; to play the author; to recite or relate in books; to compose
to compose or send letters
Origin: [OE. writen, AS. wrtan; originally, to scratch, to score; akin to OS. wrtan to write, to tear, to wound, D. rijten to tear, to rend, G. reissen, OHG. rzan, Icel. rta to write, Goth. writs a stroke, dash, letter. Cf. Race tribe, lineage.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'write' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1103
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'write' in Written Corpus Frequency: #447
Rank popularity for the word 'write' in Verbs Frequency: #51
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ጻፈ, ደረሰAmharic
- َأَلَّف, كتب, كاتَبَArabic
- пісаць, напісацьBelarusian
- བྲིསTibetan Standard
- escriureCatalan, Valencian
- psát, zapisovat, napsatCzech
- пьсатиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- llocio, ysgrifennuWelsh
- skrive, digte, forfatteDanish
- schreiben, verfassen, texten, brennen, dichtenGerman
- verki, skribi, skribi alEsperanto
- escribir, anotar, apuntarSpanish
- kirjanik olema, kirjutama, literaat olemaEstonian
- rita, skrivaFaroese
- écrire, enregistrer, rédigerFrench
- skriuweWestern Frisian
- scríobh, scríobh chuigIrish
- כָּתַב, כתבHebrew
- kiír, ír, megírHungarian
- tulis, catatIndonesian
- skrifa, rithöfundur, ritaIcelandic
- 書く, 示す, 書込むJapanese
- пишува, запишува, заведува, напишуваMacedonian
- akʼeńʼjiłchííhNavajo, Navaho
- фыссынOssetian, Ossetic
- ਲਿਖਣਾPanjabi, Punjabi
- pisać, napisaćPolish
- escrever, redigirPortuguese
- scriver, screiverRomansh
- A scrie, scrieRomanian
- записать, писать, написать, записыватьRussian
- iscriere, iscriri, scriri, iscribere, iscrivereSardinian
- писати, písati, napísatiSerbo-Croatian
- ලියනවාSinhala, Sinhalese
- napísať, písaťSlovak
- ngolaSouthern Sotho
- till, skriva, författaSwedish
- เขียน, ขีดThai
- sumulat, isulatTagalog
- يازماقUyghur, Uighur
- писати, написатиUkrainian
- viết, ghiVietnamese
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