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English definition of “write”

write

verb
 
 
/raɪt/ (past tense wrote, past participle written)
WORDS [I, T] A1 to produce words, letters, or numbers on a surface using a pen or pencil: Write your name at the top of the page. She can't read or write.Writing and typing
BOOK [I, T] B1 to create a book, story, article, etc or a piece of music: He's writing a book on Russian literature. She writes for Time magazine.Writing and typing
LETTER [I, T] A2 to send someone a letter: [+ two objects] I wrote her a letter last week. Has Bill written to you recently?Communicating and keeping in touchWriting and typing
DOCUMENT [T] (also write out) to put all the information that is needed on a document: He wrote out a cheque for £250.Writing and typing
COMPUTER [T] to create a computer programComputer programming and software
(Definition of write from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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