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Antonyms for WRITTEN
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. written(adj)

    set down in writing in any of various ways

    "written evidence"

    oral, viva-voce, word-of-mouth, unwritten, verbalised, uttered, common-law(p), spoken, expressed, verbal, verbalized


  2. written(adj)

    systematically collected and written down

    "written laws"

    verbalized, viva-voce, spoken, word-of-mouth, verbalised, oral, unwritten, uttered, expressed, verbal, common-law(p)


  3. scripted, written(adj)

    written as for a film or play or broadcast

    verbalized, verbalised, word-of-mouth, unwritten, verbal, common-law(p), uttered, expressed, oral, spoken, viva-voce

    written, scripted


  1. written(adjective)

    oral, verbal

  2. written(adjective)

    I can speak Japanese fairly well, but I have no understanding whatsoever of written Japanese.

    oral, verbal

  3. written(adjective)

    verbal, oral

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. written

    extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, improvised, offhand, unpremeditated

    elaborated, premeditated, prepared, read, recited, studied

Editors Contribution

  1. phonic

    marked (letters, words, or other symbols) on a surface, typically paper, with a pen, pencil, or similar implement.

    phonic vs. written

    Submitted by rinat on October 3, 2019  

How to use WRITTEN in a sentence?

  1. Michael Zeldin:

    From a legal perspective... you have an allegation, you have an investigation, and then you have testimony, the notion that they are providing her due process -- a forum to tell her story, which she has already told in written form -- without there being an intervening investigation makes no sense to me legally.

  2. Lytton Strachey:

    The history of the Victorian Age will never be written we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.

  3. American Civil Liberties Union:

    This is important because it shows that Hofeller's work formed the basis for DOJ's request to add the citizenship question, the bottom line is the Trump administration doesn't deny that portions of its first draft of a request to add a citizenship question to the census were written by Thomas Hofeller, who advocated for the question because it would be, in Thomas Hofeller own words,' advantageous to Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites,'.

  4. Kim Ryholt:

    The texts are damaged, Ancient Egyptian mummies are written in an ancient script that few people can read, and the terminology is immensely complex.

  5. Jack Semple:

    Our members tell us they have incurred substantial and demonstrable losses but so too have their customers. We had one case where a load of high-grade steel plate was written off because migrants had got into the trailer because it was delayed and that impacted all sorts of supply chains, nEW ERA.

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How to say WRITTEN in sign language?

  1. written

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