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Synonyms for write

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. write, compose, pen, indite(verb)

    produce a literary work

    "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"

    spell, draw up, compose, pen, compile, save, indite, publish, frame, drop a line

  2. write(verb)

    communicate or express by writing

    "Please write to me every week"

    publish, compose, drop a line, spell, save, indite, pen

  3. publish, 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"

    issue, save, release, compose, pen, put out, spell, publish, indite, bring out, print, drop a line

  4. write, drop a line(verb)

    communicate (with) in writing

    "Write her soon, please!"

    spell, compose, pen, save, indite, publish, drop a line

  5. write(verb)

    communicate by letter

    "He wrote that he would be coming soon"

    publish, compose, drop a line, spell, save, indite, pen

  6. compose, write(verb)

    write music

    "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"

    spell, save, draw up, compose, pen, publish, indite, compile, frame, drop a line

  7. 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"

    publish, compose, drop a line, spell, save, indite, pen

  8. write, save(verb)

    record data on a computer

    "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"

    save up, relieve, deliver, keep open, redeem, bring through, keep, spare, indite, drop a line, economize, economise, salve, compose, salvage, carry through, pull through, lay aside, pen, make unnecessary, publish, spell, hold open, preserve, save

  9. spell, 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"

    spell, import, save, compose, pen, publish, indite, spell out, drop a line

  10. write(verb)

    create code, write a computer program

    "She writes code faster than anybody else"

    publish, compose, drop a line, spell, save, indite, pen


  1. write(verb)

    To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.

    How many writes per second can this hard disk handle?

    author, scribble, indicate, show, scrawl, pen, inscribe, mark, display

  2. write(verb)

    To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).

    My uncle writes newspaper articles for The Herald.

    mark, inscribe, pen, scribble, scrawl, show, indicate, display, author

  3. write(verb)

    To send written information to.

    indicate, display, author, show, mark, inscribe, scribble, pen, scrawl

  4. write(verb)

    To show (information, etc) in written form.

    The due day of the homework is written in the syllabus.

    inscribe, indicate, scribble, pen, scrawl, mark, show, display, author

  5. write(verb)

    To be an author.

    I write for a living.

    scribble, inscribe, indicate, show, pen, mark, display, author, scrawl

  6. write(verb)

    To record (data) mechanically or electronically.

    The computer writes to the disk faster than it reads from it.

    mark, show, scribble, scrawl, display, inscribe, pen, author, indicate

  7. write(verb)

    To fill in, to complete using words.

    I was very anxious to know my score after I wrote the test.

    pen, author, indicate, scribble, display, mark, show, inscribe, scrawl

  8. write(verb)


  9. write(verb)

    store, save

    load, read, retrieve

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. write(a.)

    v. inscribe, scrawl, scribble, scratch

  2. write(a.)

    compose, indite, produce, frame, pen, jot down, draw up, set down in writing, commit to paper, put on paper, dash off

  3. write(v. n.)

    compose, express one's self (in writing), put pen to paper, take pen in hand

  4. write(v. n.)

    write a letter, send a letter

  5. write(v. n.)

    tell (in writing), give account

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. write(v)

    inscribe, indite, superscribe (write on the top or outside of anything), subscribe

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How to use write in a sentence?

  1. Akram Al Deek:

    I have poetry on my body and the idea is my body is mine to use and abuse, it's mine. It's not God's or anybody else's. It's mine. I'm a writer and I see myself as a canvas, as a space where I can write as well.

  2. Jamie Lynn Spears:

    I never want to get way from that again, no matter what I’m doing, I want to always create music and really take time for that. It’s nice and it’s fresh to take a break sometimes, but having those times where you really can just sit there and write in each phase of your life is really important.

  3. Lati Grobman:

    I did go to the [' Rambo' ] set. I spent a couple weeks there and just being around Sly, you absorb so much because he'll go off and write a scene and come back and shoot it. He's brilliant, he'll write it right there. It's amazing to see that happen. I've seen it a thousand times with him, he'll have an idea to move the cameras around, to completely change the lighting, which he also did. So to just to watch him, do his thing, his art, is quite fascinating.

  4. Napolean Hill:

    If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it . . . write it in the sand near the water's edge.

  5. Cardinal Pole student Melandra Kwatiah:

    I never had a way to express myself. Now I write every day.

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