Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: write
IPA transcription: [ɹ'aɪt]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: write, compose, pen, indite
    Meaning: produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
  • Synonyms: write
    Meaning: communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
  • Synonyms: publish, write
    Meaning: have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"
  • Synonyms: write, drop_a_line
    Meaning: communicate (with) in writing; "Write her soon, please!"
  • Synonyms: write
    Meaning: communicate by letter; "He wrote that he would be coming soon"
  • Synonyms: compose, write
    Meaning: write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
  • Synonyms: write
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: write, save
    Meaning: record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"
  • Synonyms: spell, write
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • Write a note!
  • I can write no more.
  • "Will you write it?"
  • "Write, then, sire."
  • I will write to him.
  • Why should she write?
  • "Why don't you write?
  • Be silent, I will write."
  • Had you begun to write it?
  • Sidney will write me that.